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Lessons from my Second Con: FantasyCon2014

Last weekend, I attended my second convention. FantasyCon, which was held up in York, was the first convention that required me to plan travel, stay in a hotel, eat out and return books because I couldn’t get them all home. 1,166 more words

Being A Writer

FantasyCon 2014

FantasyCon 2014, held in York, UK was my second writing convention. Last year, at World Fantasy Con in Brighton, I stayed at home, commuting each day with home-made lunches and not worrying about the logistics of getting twenty books home, which this year, was 260 miles away. 894 more words

Being A Writer

Rejection - Looking for the Positive

Having always been a glass is half full kind of girl, I look for the positive in everything, but is it nature or nurture that fills my glass and allows me to cheerfully accept  yet another rejection? 242 more words

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The Nuances of Early Morning Writing

I missed posting last week because it was an exceptionally busy week. Robin Williams’ suicide put a spotlight on depression, which happens to be my specialty as an energy therapist (along with trauma resolution). 1,090 more words

Advice For Writers

Lessons In Writing From The Dummy Series

I was randomly searching for something on writing tips when I chanced upon this wonderful link. A part of the “How To…..For Dummies” Series, the write-up provides interesting tips for writing and editing Children’s book. 301 more words


Review: Models for Writers (Short Essays for Composition)

Perhaps the best part of teaching writing to other people’s children is the curriculum I accumulate along the way. Over the past two years, I’ve purchased more writing books than I could have ever justified buying for my two boys alone. 1,307 more words

Homeschooling High School

Seattle Roses


I was talking to someone about when life gets busy. For me, I know life is getting hectic when I no longer have time to be on my own and when I don’t have the time to write. 387 more words