Category Archives: Writing

Let’s Talk About Books, Baby (2)

  It has occurred to me that if I wait for Mondays to post reviews, The Writer’s Alphabet, and general blogs, I’ll never get through everything I want to share. Call me crazy, but I’m going to start posting when … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Alphabet

I mentioned in my 2017 To-Do List that I follow a blog known as The Introvert’s Dictionary and that I wanted to create a Writer’s version. I hope you enjoy the inaugural entry into The Writer’s Alphabet. Here is letter A. … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about Books, Baby

Let’s talk about books, baby Let’s talk about you and me Let’s talk about all the good things And the bad things that may be Let’s talk about books With much thanks to Salt-N-Pepa, let’s talk about books. What am … Continue reading

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Journaling

Today I had the honor of participating in a discussion about Journaling at the Forest Hills Country Club. Hosted by the Rockford Network of Professional Women and facilitated by Kelly Epperson Simmons, I was part of an impressive panel that included … Continue reading

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Choose Your Words Carefully

Surprise! This is not a political rant! No, it’s more of a public service announcement.               I’m here to remind you to CHOOSE YOUR WORDS CAREFULLY when doing an internet search. Internet searches are … Continue reading

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It’s National Novel Writing Month, again

It’s November and with November comes National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo for short. NaNo for shorter. This is the sixth year I’ve participated. I LOVE NANO. I like having an external deadline, November 30, and an expected outcome, 50,000 words. I like … Continue reading

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Re-envision

I attended the DeKalb Area Creative Writers’ workshop this past Saturday to discuss Rewriting and Revising. It was strongly suggested that we not use the word “revision” when going over our work. The prefix “re” means “back” or “again”. “Vision” means “to … Continue reading

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