On Monday I sent out my second quarterly newsletter to everyone who signed up to receive it. I haven’t harvested email addresses; everyone had to click on a link and sign up with Tinyletter (a free service to manage newsletters), so the list ...―
After church yesterday, a member caught me and asked for help on a financial matter. He had intended to purchase a CD and name the church as its beneficiary. A financial advisor at his bank suggested a “better investment” with...―
We have a number of authors at our church and the minister thought it would be an interesting idea to start a series of author readings and conversations on Sunday afternoon. Given the recent release of BAD POLICY, I was a natural guinea pig....―
One Cupboard : Before and After ∙ This week I'm rearranging and cleaning kitchen cupboards. It's got me thinking about habit, change, accomplishment, and creativity. ∙ I'm not exactly sure what motivated me to tackle the cupboards ...―
Today will be my last regular blog here at WWK. I have an interview scheduled for June, but aside from that, my only capacity here will be as a commenter on future blogs.I was approached in December 2011 to join this group, and to say that I was...―
How do you balance writing with online promotion? Marketing efforts take hours on the Internet. How can you keep up with tweets, Facebook posts, Pinterest, and more? I am always asked this question whenever I give talks. It’s not easy to ...―
Imagine this. You and I meet for coffee. During the course of the conversation, you tell me a story about your grandmother, a special memory from your childhood. Months later you read a story I've published. It features an old woman. She is very...―
A few weeks back, in a post titled “Today I Resign from Writing (well, maybe),” I unabashedly vented my grievances with the written word, or more notably, my desires to be a writer. I knew at the time that my … Continue reading...―
Today's Salad Bowl Saturday blog by Sara Hoskinson Frommer was first published in 2012 on www.getitwriteblog.wordpress.com, the Perseverance Press authors’ blog. Since that time Sara has continued to use the Dragon voice recognition software...―
Thanks so much to David Fernandez for nominating my blog for the Shine On Award. David discusses writing, sports, movies, and more at his entertaining site, so stop by for a visit. Thank you, David, for the nomination. It’s always nice to ...―
“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” William Shakespeare ∙ How do writers choose names for their fictional characters? Are the names obvious when they create the characters? Do the writers pour over the meanings of ...―
Crock pot cooking is perfect for anyone on the go go go! Well here is a great dinner that ...
I was born curly and by the time I was a teenager I hated my hair so at 14 I got ...
A home-made mango and peach flavored frozen Greek yogurt topped with a quinoa and oat ...