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HELLO.... I Am Back.

07/02/2014 16:26
I feel the need to re-introduce my author self as I have neglected this site for many months. The long story short is this....life gets in the way of my writing and posting. Uggggggggh. But I have come to the brilliant conclusion that it is the fault of the author, meaning me, that this happens to...

New Image, New Goals, and so much more.....

05/11/2013 06:39
I have changed the template for the website to fit our new home and where I now find inspiration for my writing...in  the  hills of Brown County Indiana. The beauty here is spectacular in a woodsy way, giving visitors the feel of  coming home. Log cabins, small town hospitality, and...

Summer Reading Fun

07/08/2012 21:02
I love summer, all the activities outside, hiking, swimming, biking, and for me moving to a new home. My husband had a job change which spurred us on to move closer to our retirement dream location. It is only 3 hours away from most of our family and within the same state but still a move none...

The A to Z Challenge

04/07/2012 03:07
If you have been following any of the blogs for writing and writing for children, there is a popular blog challenge out there that asks the blogger to post each day in April using a letter from the alphabet. I admit I have been somewhat lax due to other writing obligations but, I have combined a...

First Aid for First Grade

03/24/2012 01:41
Excerpt from my first draft of First Aid for First Grade: Mrs. Bittlebottom and The Bloody Arm- comments in the comment or guest book section are welcome.   Mrs Bittlebottom held up an arm. It had something red dripping. Could it be blood?  The...

Exciting Ideas Brewing

03/20/2012 05:42
I always have exciting ideas brewing. It is hard for me to understand those who have writer's block or say they don't have an idea about what to write. For me the problem is never the ideas, it is following through with those ideas into a marketable story or product. I have no problem jotting...

Writing for Children

02/22/2012 02:30
Writing for children is so rewarding especially when children sparkle with excitement after reading a book. I love watching their faces. The other day my 9 year old granddaughter just made my day. She was reading a book about  Bethany, the girl who lost her arm to a shark. Kylie is...

Topics and Ideas for Writers

01/19/2012 19:33
It doesn't matter what kind of writing you do or what niche you feel is your best, writing takes effort. Writing takes practice, discipline, and some days just plain hard work. The pay off is not always in money either. The pay off is when a reader contacts you about something you wrote that...

Book Reviews for Children and Adults.

01/17/2012 01:45
I will be featuring all kinds of book reviews for children here. Book reviews will be at least once a week. Why is a book review an important tool for you? Here are a few reasons why book reviews are helpful. Reviews give you an idea about what the book will tell you Reviews lets...

Links of Interest

07/19/2011 05:55
Family friendly sites: http://familiesmatter2us.blogspot.com http://terri-forehand.blogspot.com http://heartfeltwords4kids.blogspot.com www.moms4familytv.com    
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