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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


A Fresh Start

I cannot believe I have my own office! We did have one  in our old house but I shared it with my boyfriend. This meant also sharing the space with his piles of photography magazines,  paperwork, bits’n’bobs, odds’n’sods and unshredded addresses. 133 more words

My Writing Journey

Lessons Learned at Indie Bookfest

I went to the Indie Bookfest Conference in Orlando recently and met a couple of my favorite authors whom I admire (Claudia Gray and Sarra Cannon). 227 more words

Blog Posts

On Not Being Ready (to Fix my Broken Book)

I was tempted to wait until the WIP Weekend post for this update, but I already have a topic covered for that, and didn’t have a Thursday post prepared — so here goes. 263 more words

Being A Writer

The sweetest words...

Other than an offer of representation,  the sweetest words an author can hear in this maddening query process are “I’d love to see a rewrite.” They came to me unexpectedly, only a week after I had sent a full MS to a literary agent I had queried the week before. 393 more words

Writing Lessons