My latest devotion is in Keys for Kids magazine! As a teacher for many years and a mom of four,… Read more “Light in the Dark” Published in Keys for Kids Magazine
Tag: writer’s life
Stop Comparing Your Writing Journey!
It’s time to stop comparing your writing journey to others’ and find the joy in writing again! How many writers… Read more Stop Comparing Your Writing Journey!
“The Three Brujas” Published in Touchdown Magazine
My story, “The Three Brujas” is published in Touchdown magazine! I read the book Born to Run years ago, and… Read more “The Three Brujas” Published in Touchdown Magazine
The Magic of Revision: Why you need to revise
The magic happens in revision. Finishing a draft of a novel is like finishing your last training run for a… Read more The Magic of Revision: Why you need to revise
Celebrate Your Writing Accomplishments
Take the time to celebrate your writing accomplishments no matter how big or small. I made a purchase the other… Read more Celebrate Your Writing Accomplishments
Why Creation Matters
Creation matters, even if you’re not “creative.” When I was about nine I was given a notebook. Nothing fancy, just… Read more Why Creation Matters
The One Thing You Aren’t Doing as a Freelance Writer (And you should be!)
The one thing you should be doing as a freelance writer! The First Time I sold a piece (insert fist… Read more The One Thing You Aren’t Doing as a Freelance Writer (And you should be!)
5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Writing
These 5 tips can instantly improve your writing! I’ve taught writing for many years, mostly to middle school age kids… Read more 5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Writing
6 Books to Read if You’re Serious about Writing
If writing is something you want to do, these 6 books on writing will help get you started. Good writers… Read more 6 Books to Read if You’re Serious about Writing
What is the Hero’s Journey?
What is the hero’s journey and how does it apply to story telling? Storytelling is as old as mankind. We… Read more What is the Hero’s Journey?