Did you finish your NaNoWriMo project in November? Are you looking for an editor? Kiara Horowitz does developmental, evaluation, and content editing. She worked with me on several occasions with different manuscripts, and she did an amazing job at helping me figure out what steps to take next in my writing process. She is enjoyable… Continue reading Need an Editor?
I am thankful for books. I'm so grateful that I have the ability to read them. How rich they have made my life! So many times a book has come along into my life just when I needed it. I am thankful for the men and women whose stories uplifted, inspired and entertained me. I… Continue reading BOOKS
It has been pouring for two days. What with the rain and the stay at home situation, I have been feeling quite restless. Then last night I found this amazing movie. This Beautiful Fantastic is a 2016 British romantic drama, written and directed by Simon Aboud. Bella Brown was abandoned as a baby in an… Continue reading A Movie Review Instead – This Beautiful Fantastic
Already we are halfway through October, and you know what that means: November is National Novel Writing Month! This means that thousands of people will attempt to write a book of at least 50,000 words in a single month. There are no prizes (unless you want to order the cool t-shirts). The reward is the… Continue reading It’s almost time for NaNoWriMo!
Thank you to all those who worked so hard to put the writers' conference together and make it a success. I enjoyed it very much, learned a lot, and made some new friends. Thanks to all the presenters and teachers, and for the keynote speaker, Mette Ivie Harrison, whose address was very inspiring. Thank you also… Continue reading League of Utah Writers Conference
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone out there. I feel so blessed this year. I have a wonderful family, sweet grandchildren, good friends, plenty of food and a comfortable home in a beautiful area where I enjoy so many freedoms. I have a cute little dog who loves to walk with me. I am thankful for my… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving
Robin McKinley is coming to Boston! AAAAAAHHHHH! I have to go! I must go! To back up, Robin McKinley will be the guest of honor at Boskone, a Science Fiction Convention in Boston on February 13-15, 2015. You know how you fantasize about meeting your favorite authors? I mean, when I was a child and… Continue reading Robin McKinley
Well, it's Monday, and I've got 2,683 words written for NaNoWriMo. That's not near enough if I'm going to meet my quota, so I've got to put in some solid writing tonight on City of the Giants. So, instead of telling you about my wonderful week with my son, daughter-in-law, and grandson; or giving a… Continue reading Monday, Monday
It’s November, and you know what that means. It’s NaNoWriMo! National Novel Writers Month is the time when writers abandon sane schedules, spouses, entertainment, sleep, and sometimes even food in favor of writing like crazy for an entire month. And the reward is... the satisfaction of having reached your goal of 50,000 words. (And maybe… Continue reading NaNoWriMo
Over the weekend I attended the League of Utah Writers' Conference in Salt Lake City. I had a great time meeting authors, learning in the workshops, and drooling over all the delicious-looking books. I was impressed by how friendly everyone was. Instead of being competitive, everyone was open and cheerful as they cheered each other… Continue reading League of Utah Writers