Jan 162016
 
Writing in to Your Dreams

I am loving not being an editor! I’m enjoying writing and publishing books, Kindles, and this year I plan an audible book. It is a great deal of work, more so than writing and submitting to an editor. However I’m able to reuse so many things I’ve done in the past. An example of repurposing [read more…]

Jan 072016
 
Birthday Party 2016

I hate birthdays with zeroes in them. They sound so real–decadeish.  That’s really a good thing.Right?  Another decade?  I decided a long time a go to never grow up.  So as I get older, I need to take heed to the words in scripture, “You must become as a little child…”  This applies to birthdays [read more…]

Jan 032016
 
Tips for Authors from The Author of Life

Tips for authors form THE AUTHOR OF LIFE…“But regarding anything beyond this, dear friend, go easy. There’s no end to the publishing of books, and constant study wears you out so you’re no good for anything else. The last and final word is this: Fear God. Do what he tells you.” ‭‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭12:12-13‬ ‭MSG‬‬

Dec 292015
 
New Year's Goals NOT Resolution

A resolution can fail and usually does.  Goals are steps toward winning the game.  Or in my case, writing the words of my heart. It may be baby steps, however it will get you there eventually.  Make 2016 the year you reach at least one of your goals.  This is the perfect time to focus, perfect your [read more…]

Dec 152015
 
Scrivener for Christmas

Santa came to my house early today.  She gave me a tool that means I can write faster–Scrivener. I have been wanting this so much.  I is a great cost program for writing and publishing.  Now, Santa, can you give me the ability to proof-read my own work, spell without calling a friend, know where to [read more…]

Dec 152015
 
Teaching Kids to Write Without a Pencil

To teach students to write without a pencil, pen, computer, ipad, or even paper you only need one thing–a student. Wait! You also need to put away your grammar book for a while.  Teach grammar and spelling at a totally separate hour, day or week. Wait! Add to that list… fun–you must have fun to [read more…]

Nov 132014
 
Mom on My Mind

November 13, 2014 – Today, memories of my mom drip, drip, drip into my mind, drawing me into a battle of trying to stay focused on finishing a book.  But the memories turn into tears and I can’t seem to stop thinking of her–missing her.  That usually happens in March near her birthday.   Why today? [read more…]