I should have had this post written days ago. Working 48 to 50 hours weeks the past month has made writing a struggle. I reasoned I could pen this blog early this morning, but that was before a killer migraine attacked me through the night. It seems the world is against me this year… Continue reading Life interruptus…
This month I started, finally, editing the manuscript I’ve been working on for the past year. My editing technique still needs some perfecting, but I’m learning and it really is progressing. This week, reading through my roll of blogs to which I subscribe I ran across a blog about editing. It is written by an… Continue reading An Editing Technique – Reverse Outline
I am from Arkansas and when we run across an author from our state I check them out. I also like to make a note of any musician making it big from my home state. That means no film is hidden from my perusal. Recently a movie made in Arkansas, written by an Arkansan hit… Continue reading Movie Review – MUD
This seems like an unlikely subject for a writer to write about, but I am a writer and this is important to me. And this is about an important writing tool. Fall is settling in, the air has a crisp, brisk feel to it, the chickens aren’t laying as much as they used to and… Continue reading It’s Getting Colder
I realize this post is similar to the last one, but I can’t NOT write about my first writer’s retreat. This past weekend was our chapter writer’s retreat. I can’t tell you how stupendous, amazing and productive it was for me. The past few months have had me steeped in family matters, leaving little time… Continue reading A Whole Weekend to Write!
Summer is a hard season for writers with kids. It’s even hard to write when you don’t have kids sometimes. What if you have these kinds of kids? This is Sophia. She was born July 12, making her eleven days new. She is so charming and delightful and full of life. She reminds me of… Continue reading Inspiration Comes In All Shapes and… Animals
Pffft! If you are like me, you have kids home for the summer. Or you planted a garden a month ago and the weeds have started a stranglehold on those beautiful plants. Or the weather is so nice you find yourself outside … at the lake … riding your horse … going to see that… Continue reading Summertime… time to write?