It’s a Mystery, Pig Face!

February 2017

It's a Mystery, Pig Face!

Writing

The Writing Process

  Every book I write is different. My writing process, for good or bad, is not. Since I am in […]

Renovating a Book

  I’m in the midst of a kitchen renovation, and it’s not fun. we’ve just started the tear-out and it […]

Recharge Those Batteries!

Everyone needs a break now and then I’ve been working so hard this past month, revising book two, that I […]

On Editorial Letters

  Until I got my first book deal, I had no clear understanding of what an editorial letter was   […]

Book Three

  A short post because: I am almost ready to pass book three into my agent!!!!! Cue the marching band: […]

Is there a “right way” to write?

  I stumbled upon a twitter thread yesterday by an author I greatly admire, Kate Milford. She was commenting upon […]

Words of Wisdom on Writing

  We writers can be a solitary lot, given to highs when the work is going well and lows when […]

Revision Land

  I am there. And can be a dark, dark, place.       But it doesn’t have to be! […]

When Your Characters Veer Off Course

  I was fully prepared to draft my current Work in Progress. Character Sheets were done. Scenes were sketched out. […]

Are you doing NaNoWriMo This Year?

  I love NaNoWriMo. And since it’s October, that can only mean one thing: it’s time to prep for the […]

Children’s Authors as Role Models

  Do we want our favorite children’s authors to be role models for our children? Should they be?   I […]

On Writing Every Day – Or Not

  Stephen King, who is a man much smarter (and certainly more successful) than I, recommends that a writer write […]

Walking in my old footsteps

  I went home this week. Some things will never change. Some things will always be the same. Lean down […]

How My Yard Work Helps my Writing

I am doing a lot of writing outside these days And no, I don’t take a pen and paper…. I […]

My First School Visit as an Author!

  There is a first time for everything, and this past Monday was my first time doing a school visit […]

Author of Children's Literature

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