Category Archives: On Writing

TUW

I’ve been blogging every Friday over at TUW. Come visit…http://throwingupwords.wordpress.com/ Also, registration for Writing & Illustrating For Young Readers (WIFYR) opens tomorrow.

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January is here!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year with your family and friends! And now it is January and back to work. 🙂 I saw a great quote online this morning from Judy Blume, author … Continue reading

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David Farland Quote

David Farland wrote a blog about what writers have in common. He suggested several things, but I loved this quote: “Ultimately, I suspect that most other writers are like me. We are united by our love for the written word. … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman on the Importance of Reading and Writing

I saw this article from a talk by Neil Gaiman today and had to share. To read more, click on the link below. “We writers – and especially writers for children, but all writers – have an obligation to our … Continue reading

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Putting off writing

A few weeks ago, I bottled salsa and then more recently I bottled peaches. Two days last week and Monday, I bottled applesauce and made apple jelly. Today, I cleaned out the fridge and threw away the last of the … Continue reading

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Writing is Important–Keep Going

I heard literary agent, Stephen Fraser, http://www.jdlit.com/whoweare.html say that every book has a home. Not that every book will find a home, but that each manuscript has a home. Now. His meaning was that what writers write is worthwhile because … Continue reading

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BLOG TOUR

Welcome to my blog! Thanks to Sandra Warren, http://sandrawarrenwrites.blogspot.com/, my critique group friend for having me join. I’ll get right to the questions. 1. and 2. What am I working on right now? How does it differ from what I’ve … Continue reading

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Truth is Stranger than Fiction

I wrote this blog a few weeks ago. This is an updated version, the original is posted on http://throwingupwords.wordpress.com/ A friend of mine slipped at a Cub Scout camp in August and broke both of his elbows. On a recent … Continue reading

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More on Memoir

I promised more on Memoir today. I also said I was joining a Blog Tour, but actually my post for the Tour is NEXT Monday. Here is the link to my friend Sandra Warren’s blog for today: http://sandrawarrenwrites.blogspot.com/ As I … Continue reading

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Salsa and Writing – oops posted out of order

I thought I posted this already, but found it in the drafts so it’s out of order. I’ll write more about Memoir on Monday when I join a BLOG TOUR. Making salsa takes time. First, you need tomatoes. Earlier this … Continue reading

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