January 18th, 2017
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Today I’m thinking about the people who inspired me on this writing journey.
There are the usual suspects… My mother, who encouraged my constant scribbling. The 6th grade teacher who put my essay up on the wall with a shiny gold star. Countless friends and teachers, in my home […]
January 11th, 2017
Someone I know is going through a personal tragedy that has rocked my insides to the point I can’t think about it without bursting into tears. The idea of dealing with something like this paralyzes me.
I was talking to a writer friend about it and her response was typically writerish – “Oh my god, […]
January 9th, 2017
As authors, we all know the importance of engaging our audience within a book’s first few pages. It’s called grabbing the reader: captivating them in a way that makes them want to stick with the story to its end.
Michael Hauge prefers the term seducing:
“Everybody likes to be seduced; it’s a […]