Isn't it amazing how different people and places are? Especially when it comes to customs, traditions, word meanings/connotations, and cultural distinctions, just to name a few. I think so. This past week I received an email from one of my beta readers/proofreaders. She'd read Drew's Hope, the first book in my Blackwood Brothers series. About … Continue reading Amazing Differences
Photo by Artem Podrez on Pexels.com Okay, I know. Some of you have already been blessed with the white stuff in your neck of the woods. I even bet a few of you have had all that you need or want for the season, am I right? Been there on more than one occasion myself. … Continue reading Are You Ready For Some Snow?
As Thanksgiving approaches, I've been thinking about past holidays. One came to mind from my first year teaching. In October of that year (we won't mention the exact year), one of my student's asked if I wanted to take a chance on a turkey for Thanksgiving. Since it was to support his 4-H club, I … Continue reading Thanksgiving
Last night, I was in a group chat with some writer friends (two of the ones mentioned in my inaugural blog). All three of us are doing the NaNoWriMo November challenge. For those of you unfamiliar with NaNo, it's a platform for writers to help them set a goal and work toward it. Then, each … Continue reading Revisions and Edits and Drafts, Oh My!