Friday Favorites – Banned Books, Anniversaries, and Fun

Posted Oct 5 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This past week was Banned Books week. For those of you who might not be aware, Banned Books week celebrates openmindedness. As a teacher, I loved Banned Books week. I started the year with a whole unit on Banned Books. The great thing about it was that I taught kids who were amazed that books […]

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Friday Favorites – Dating, Writing, and TV

Posted Apr 13 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Busy week around here again. I’ve been saying that a lot lately it seems. Between Trouble’s birthday and RT and getting my revision letter from my editor, I’m a bit crazed. By the time this posts, I’ll be back at RT for a full day of workshops and fun. I’ll get another post up about […]

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Emotion and Conflict – What’s Enough?

Posted Mar 6 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The idea for this post has been percolating in my brain for a while and I recently read a blog post by author Janice Hardy which sparked me to want to write it now. Her post is about stakes for the characters in a novel. I’m a little torn about what she says. I agree that […]

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Friday Favorites – Writing and Publishing

Posted Feb 24 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

For my Friday Favorites posts, I usually try to find a balance of fun and educational posts to offer as links. This week, however, is a little heavy on the being a writer posts. There were just too many to try to narrow them down more. Being a writer– Trish Loye Elliott posted 10 ways […]

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Friday Favorites – A Little Night Magic and Writing Links

Posted Feb 3 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Before I get to my mash-up of awesome links this week, I want to tell you about a book I just finished: A Little Night Magic by Lucy March. If any of you have read my Friday Favorites posts, you know that I’ve talked about Lucy March (AKA Lani Diane Rich) before. She’s a great […]

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Friday Favorites – Trusting Yourself

Posted Jan 20 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

So very many excellent writing blogs this week. Before I get to those, let’s run through the just for fun ones — Tiffany White does an awesome roundup of TV shows that she’s reviewed and talked about. If you’re looking to add something to your lineup, check out this list. Heck, even if you’re not […]

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Versatile Blogger Award

Posted Jan 8 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , ,

You know, I’ve only been doing this blogging thing for a couple of months, but because of Kristen Lamb’s class on blogging to build your author brand (hello WANA1011 people), I have a whole team of people to network with both on my blog and on Twitter. It’s made the entire experience so much easier […]

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Friday Favorites – Resolutions, Writing, and Inspiration

Posted Jan 6 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Resolutions– Since this is the first week of the new year, most bloggers have talked about resolutions. I’ve said lots of times that I’m not a resolution kind of person. I’m a goal setter, which is something I do throughout the year. So, in looking at the posts out there this week, I chose the […]

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Friday Favorites – Writing and the Holidays

Posted Dec 23 2011 in , , , , , , , , , , ,

You know, given that the holidays are this weekend, you’d think that the blogosphere would’ve slowed down some. Not the case. I still found gobs of great posts to share. TV Surprisingly, I only have a few TV post to mention. Of course the first up is Tiffany White again. I swear, we’re not related, […]

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