Category Archives: Ordinary Day

Good Writing Quote for the Day

Author Barbara Steiner once said, “Writing for children is the toughest of all writing because children’s books change lives. . . . Kids take stories to heart, believe them, and reread them if they have touched their spirits.”

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New photo

Today I updated my profile photo –you can see my new post-chemo hairstyle. Or not. I thought I’d changed it but then it was still the old picture. Well, if it works, you’ll be able to recognize me if we … 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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Creative Energy

This is a re-post from today’s http://throwingupwords.wordpress.com/ Last week Carol asked me: Are you doing NANO? I said: No. I had a plan to write on one of my books (or a new one) every day of November. Instead I’m … Continue reading

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Soup and a Good Book

Wednesday afternoon I decided I wanted to make fresh pumpkin soup. I had a pumpkin left from Halloween that we hadn’t carve. I googled for recipes. There are many variations. One site in particular caught my eye. The recipe blogger … Continue reading

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November 6 – Good News – Good Stories – Good books

Do you believe in miracles? A friend posted a great story on Facebook today. When I later googled it, the incident actually happened several years ago. Here’s the link to watch a miracle: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da5iVUZzpPo Wouldn’t it be nice to have … Continue reading

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November 1

Don’t you love this time of year with all of the leaves turning colors? Yesterday was Halloween, which is a big deal for some people. We only had about 20 trick-or-treaters come to our house. We have lots of leftover … Continue reading

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