The Frame-Up

June 5th 2018

The Frame-Up - Bookcover

Writing

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 […]

The Pain and Joy of Revisions

Life is one revision after another. We crawl, we walk, we run, and sometimes if we are lucky, we fly. […]

Merry Christmas!

“Looking through my bedroom window, out into the moonlight and the unending smoke-colored snow, I could see the lights in […]

A Post about Plunging Into Your Writing

I am currently in the process of “doing” NaNoWriMo, revising a Young Adult Novel, and thinking about starting revisions to […]

Are you NaNoWriMo’ing this year?

  National November Writing Month is my new favourite time of year.  For thirty days each November, writers from around […]

Best New Web Site for Writers!

Hi everyone! Sorry I have been missing in action. Took a trip and then returned to revisions, revisions, revisions, and […]

Revisions

“In writing, you must kill all your darlings.” ― William Faulkner Some writers hate revisions. Some love them. I think […]

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