Friday Round-Up


It’s Friday, yay! Throw your hands in the air–well, not if you’re at work. Here’s what you missed this week chez moi: Not a Night Mother | Role/Reboot I feel like I am confessing a great sin when I admit: I am not a good night mother. At the end of a work-at-home day as a mostly full-time writer and editor, and the constant tiny demands of the household, my patience and coping skills splinter apart at night. Night is the time when I need to pause the full-bore level of mommy performance, to loosen the tether between my son and me just a little, for his hands to stop their grasping, to turn down the talking, to enter the … Read More

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Blog Tour | Jill Corcoran & Martha Alderson’s A Path to Publishing


I am excited to host two amazing ladies on my blog today, to tell you about  the fabulous program they have put together to help authors get their book published and to learn how to revise your novels in a manner that will make manuscripts shine!   VIDEO SERIES We offer writers two video series with more in production: 1) PlotWriMo: Revise Your Novel in a Month 8 videos, 5.5 hours + 3- hands-on exercises Congratulations! You have written a draft of a novel. You’ve accomplished what many writers merely talk about and dream of doing – you have written an entire story from beginning to end. When you finish celebrating, it is time to revise: to re-envision and rewrite … Read More

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Aloha, y’all. I’m heading off to paradise, in the eye of a hurricane. No, that’s not a metaphor, though maybe, on second thought, it is, in some way–perhaps nothing truly magnificent comes without struggle. Tropical Hurricane Isele is bearing down on the very Island we’ll be heading to! Hopefully it downgrades before we arrive (visualize light rain parting to blue sky for me, would you?).  Either way, if you have to just laze about, better Hawaii than home, right? I may or may not post in that time (likely not). But I’ll be back! Hopefully rejuvenated with some new posts for you. See you soon! *** Also, I’ll be heading to the Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference August 15-17. It has … Read More