Tags » Writing Life

Writing Tips for Fifth Graders (or Anyone Who Wants to Write a Little Better)...

I was invited into my son’s fifth grade English Language Arts class (and a second ELA class) to speak about the writing life and the publication process. 361 more words


Paying Homage to First Drafts

I have made a solid commitment to completing the first draft of my romantic fiction novel by the middle of February, 2015. Dear Lord! What have I done? 538 more words


Generalist or Specialist: Where Do You Fit?

What’s your opinion on being a specialist versus a generalist?

Do you think it’s best for a writer to focus in a single area or subject of interest and have a honed knowledge, or are there more opportunities for a writer who can write about anything and everything? 246 more words


Throwback Thursday

I’m purging my house and finding lots of treasures. Maybe not lots, but a few. Okay one. I found one treasure.

Years ago (about 20) I was in a writing funk that wouldn’t lift. 158 more words

Writing Life

Christoph Fischer on defying writing genres.

Please join me in welcoming, Christoph Fischer, author of beautifully written novels, filled with layers of lyrical prose, history, family dynamics, real life challenges and love.  1,565 more words

Peace and Pine Trees

It’s the 6th of December and I just finished packing for our Overseas Christmas Adventure. On Wednesday, I finish up at my job, and not just for the year. 679 more words