February brings cold temperatures, thoughts of love and nonfiction fest. I'm looking forward to the NF Chicks' nonfiction fest the most. The nonfiction fest is a month-long crash course in writing nonfiction for children. They have lined up 29 award winning nonfiction authors and people in the publishing industry to help us learn the craft … Continue reading Free Course in Writing Nonfiction!
“On my desk is a stack of books. Some people call them mentor texts; I call them guardian angels. These are the books that guide me with a whisper of words, inspiring me to find my own voice as I write. They give me the knowledge and wisdom of what good-quality writing sounds and feels … Continue reading Top 10 (or more) Awesome Resources for Writers
So sorry to have been absent for so long! 2018 has not gotten off to a great start. Between traveling to Houston twice for my father's surgery, an ice storm trapping in us in the hospital and the flu/strep/pneumonia hitting everyone in my household it's been one heck of a ride! But, I'm jumping back … Continue reading Mentor Monday
Here is my second entry into Susanna Hill's Halloweensie contest. You can find my first entry, When Your Monster Has the Sneazles, here. Monster's Nightmare (91 words) Monster crouched in the dark, listening for his quarry. DA DUM DUM, DA DUM DUM His hearts pounded in his chest. Inch-by-inch, Monster crept through the … Continue reading Monster’s Nightmare
*Those who got this yesterday, my apologies, I goofed and scheduled it for the wrong day. I hope you will read it again as changes have been make and links added. Yay! It's here! Susanna Leonard Hill's annual Halloweensie contest. If you aren't familiar with this writing contest you are missing out. The contest is … Continue reading Halloweensie 2017