It’s a Mystery, Pig Face!

February 2017

It's a Mystery, Pig Face!

Writing

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 […]

Lions and Titles and Bears – Oh My!

via GIPHY Writing Book Titles is not my forte. In fact, you’ll be surprised to learn that the original title […]

Inspiration

Are you inspired? “I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” – Vincent Van Goh I have been thinking […]

I’ve got a new gig!

I love keeping busy! In addition to my own blog here at wendymcleodmacknight.com, I’ve been invited to be a regular […]

What I learned at #NY16SCWBI

You Gotta Find  Your Tribe In my experience, conferences are all about networking and being inspired to return home with […]

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