I know, I know, it’s been around for years. I still remember the day I reluctantly signed up for my personal profile and the reason why I caved in—Café World. Now, I avoid all games on the social media site because I know firsthand how addictive they can be. I was like the Dunkin’ Donuts… Continue reading A Few Facebook Tips
I just returned from Hawaii. I know, how cool but it wasn’t a trip as a tourist. Once a year I take care of my Grandchildren where my son is stationed. Aren’t they cute. This year my son took his wife on a vacation and I had full intentions of spending a week on… Continue reading How a vacation can be an inspiration
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!
Okay, so it may not be fall in your neck of the woods, but it’s getting close! Thing I love about fall is the beautiful changing of colors. It’s like the changing of the guard. Out with the green, in with the yellows, reds, orange and brown. The smell of dry leaves and chimney… Continue reading Joys of Fall
I work in the medical field and my job has so many changes, and updates, that I seek out classes every year so I can keep up. I found this true also with writing. Not that the process changes, just the fact that after many years we forget a lot of the basics that make… Continue reading You’re never too old to learn
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
Last month I touched on some questions you as a writer should ask yourself before making a decision on self-publishing. That post was a prelude to a scheduled appearance I’d had this month at the Arkansas Writer’s Conference where I was given the honor of speaking about my experience with self-publishing. It was early in… Continue reading Self-Publishing Cheat Sheet