RANDOM THOUGHTS AND WRITING LESSONS

January 1, 2017

A few years ago I read about someone who picked a word to focus on for the entire year.  That year I decided on joy.  Joy is what I wanted to bring to others through my writing, what I wished for my patients, my family.  And my word stayed the same for several years....

November 7, 2016

I've been working on a rhyming picture book, and that has me thinking about rhyme.  A couple of things that are hard for me when working in rhyme are using complex rhymes and not using awkward sentence structure to force my rhyming word to the end of the sentence.

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May 16, 2016

Well, not MY birthday, but the birthday of my website and blog.  I’m hoping to use this blog to share writing tips and book reviews, as well as ideas for incorporating books into all parts of life.

I am so, so, so excited (Birthday Excited!) to be signed up for The Whis...

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