A Little Bit About Writing: Blog Roll!

A Little Bit About Writing: Blog Roll!

I’ve been asked by a wonderful network of authors to write a little bit about writing in, what we authors call a Blog Roll. This is a chance to talk a little bit about our writing process. Sometimes people are interested. Sometimes not. So for those of you...
THE DOG YEAR & other True Confessions

THE DOG YEAR & other True Confessions

  ME:  (to my students) “Caveat Emptor!”   STUDENTS: *blank Look* (Apparently they did not see the Brady Bunch episode where I learned about that phrase, so they do not understand my excitement).   ME: “Let the buyer Beware!” (said with serious wisdom...
Feel Better In Less Than A Minute (No Kidding)

Feel Better In Less Than A Minute (No Kidding)

Yup. Feel Better in less than a minute. We know that when you give to others it makes us feel better. This is not some nice, bumper-sticker kind of thought that you read, sigh, and go on with your life with nothing changed. There’s research on it and I posted a...
Feel Better Little-By-Little Week One

Feel Better Little-By-Little Week One

I’m not a consistent person. I never do something the same way twice. It’s just not my way. In organization,  decide on a white board, move to a loose leaf binder, then to post-it’s on the wall, then to a pile on the floor. I put all my shirts in one...
The Book Is Dead! Long Live the Book!

The Book Is Dead! Long Live the Book!

How to Save Books and Keep Reading What You Love *Pick Two* Talk about the books you love. Not just the big famous ones. Leave a review on Amazon or BN.com or Goodreads or all “Like” the book on Amazon, or “Like” the author’s Facebook Fan page, invite your friends to...
Success Tip #2 and #3

Success Tip #2 and #3

It’s sounds so obvi (as my daughter would say) To be a successful author you have to try It’s like Pink says: You’ve gotta get up and try, and try, and try. My best friend in high school was good at everything and so I pretended I was too. It was...