This picture is truly worth a thousand words. I can’t add anything to it. Enjoy. http://www.photobotos.com/colors-of-the-rainbow-yellowstone-national-park-wyoming/
Blogging. Everyone’s doing it. Well, not everyone. But if you’re not blogging, you should be. That seems to be a standard piece of advice to writers, both aspiring and established. Connect on social media. Blog, tweet, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, whatever then next Continue reading Has cyberspace created a Blogging Bubble?
(A running commentary compiled over the days since the last post.) We named our baby robins the Four Stooges: Moe, Larry, Curly, and Shemp. We don’t know who’s who yet, but one seems a bit bigger and one seems a bit Continue reading Robin’s Nest III– Final Chapter
I’m a little slow in my reporting, the chicks have been hatched for about two weeks. They seem to double in size almost every day, and barely fit into the nest. Momma Robin seems to have grudgingly accepted our presence, and Continue reading Robin’s Nest II- the eggs have hatched!
I’ll make this simple. I’m a relative newcomer to writing, but have read a good-sized pile of “how-to” writing books: Stephen King, Anne Lamott, Natalie Goldberg, James Scott Bell, Donald Maas, Larry Brooks, Chris Roerden, Randy Ingermanson, Strunk and White, Continue reading Book Review of “The Writer’s Journey” by Christopher Vogler
A fascinating event is happening outside our kitchen window. A robin, maybe one who’s been here for several years, is building a nest. It’s almost mesmerizing to watch this female build such an amazing structure when you consider the fact Continue reading Nature questions- Robins and nests
This is why I’ll try traditional publishers before going the self-pub route. I don’t have enough ego to want to get my novel published no matter what, only to end up not selling it to anyone except my immediate family Continue reading A link to a great blog article
I had the pleasure of taking three writing workshops from John Vorhaus at the recent University of Wisconsin Writers’ Institute (UWWI) in Madison. John is brilliantly funny and taught us much about comedy and voice and how to put them into our writing. Continue reading Book Review: Lucy in the Sky by John Vorhaus
I just returned from the University of Wisconsin Writers’ Institute conference in Madison, WI over the past weekend. This was my second year attending. I went back for three reasons: First, I got great value for what I spent in Continue reading Thoughts on a Recent Writers’ Conference
I don’t know where they find these people, and I’m not much for the overly sappy, tear-jerker kinds of moments, but I’m a musician, appreciate talent and the subtext of a unique friendship and not judging a book by its Continue reading Another Potential Music Superstar Shoots Skyward From Out of Nowhere