January 31, 2011

How a little dog can remind us: Writers. Please. Get. Paid.

So, I get this puppy. Adorable creature. Buckeye is her name. I wanted to name her “The Real Housewives of Orange County,” becausea.) she’s blondeb.) people just […]
January 24, 2011

Interview with Author, Pastor and Stage IV Melanoma Survivor Joe Fornear

I never click on ads on Facebook. But when I saw the book written by a pastor who had Stage IV melanoma –and admitting his doubts […]
January 18, 2011

Guest post: The value of written words

My friend and fellow freelance writer Kim Urig is a tireless advocate and gifted commentator. Her greatest cause? The environment. Combine that with a love of words, and […]
January 14, 2011

And the winner is….

Mary Jo Campbell!! Mary Jo, I drew your name in the Brian P. Cleary book drawing, so please email me your address and you’ll be receiving a […]
January 11, 2011
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He’s Sold 2 Million Books and He’s At My Blog Today! Meet Children’s Book Author Brian P. Cleary and enter to win one of his books!

When my kids were younger, I loved to read them books that rhymed. (Still do, in fact, with my youngest–a second grader.) It was fun to read aloud […]
January 3, 2011

What We Want: 6 Goals Writers Have for 2011

The story I am writing exists, written in absolutely perfect fashion, some place, in the air. All I must do is find it, and copy it. […]