Old Favorites #TuesdayBookShare

Hey, everyone. Since I'm still busy writing, and haven't had time to read a lot the past month, I decided today I would share three books by one of my all-time favorite authors. Sometime in the late 1970's, I was in a book store with my brother. He and I often made trips to the … Continue reading Old Favorites #TuesdayBookShare

Planning to Fail or Failing To Plan?

In my last newsletter, I said I wouldn’t participate in NaNoWriMo because I needed to finish the novel I began in April. Yet I’ve wanted to take part in the event since I first learned of it several years ago. When several of my online writing friends talked about their participation, I felt the urge … Continue reading Planning to Fail or Failing To Plan?

Everyone Needs Encouragment

I’m participating in Camp NaNoWriMo this month, hence my absence from the blog last week. This 30-day event is much like November’s NaNoWriMo except writers can set their own word count rather than the usual 50K. I’ve been steadily working on a novel. Most days things have run smoothly. Yet some days, I’ve hit snags. … Continue reading Everyone Needs Encouragment

Can A Cat Teach Us Something About Writing?

I was full of enthusiasm when I began the 500-word challenge on January 1. The first few days, words flowed from my head onto the keyboard. I thought anyone could write 500 unedited words in thirty minutes or less. Yesterday, I didn’t feel like writing. In fact, three of the last four days, I’ve struggled … Continue reading Can A Cat Teach Us Something About Writing?