Blogs I Follow
My house has never been so clean. Seriously. The laundry’s done, the closets are organized, and the baseboards are shining. I’ve baked two loaves of banana bread, a loaf of oatmeal raisin bread, and I even made pizza dough from … Continue reading
Chugging along. 5,000 words in – I’ve introduced my characters, the problem, and given a glimpse into what will happen. The novel has begun and I am excited and optimistic as a writer. All is well. 10,000 words in – … Continue reading
1,667. Every NaNoWriMo participant knows this magic number. One thousand six hundred sixty-seven words per day for thirty days will get each writer to their 50,000 word goal by the end of November. That number taunts me. I set a … Continue reading
Camp NaNo starts next week and I might throw up. I’m signed up with a plan to write 50,000 words during the month of July. Usually, November’s NaNo is reserved for this crazy endeavor, but, I figure if I want … Continue reading
I have a planning process for writing. It usually begins several weeks before I begin writing and one of my favorite parts is character planning. I love creating people and giving them hopes, dreams, and their own particular brand of … Continue reading
“Mrs. Waters – I don’t have anything to write about!” That’s it. The number one complaint from my second graders during writing time. I’m supposed to fill their writing tool belts with the “helpful” information from the text: Write about … Continue reading
This is where I review books, host author interviews, and share about my own writing.
Author, Blogger, Social Media Jedi
Jason & Dorothea
Mysteries and Suspense
Writing From Where I Live
WBE Second Grade
Appreciating the hard things in life
An author's life and more
A literary blog of poet, playwright and essayist Rachael Stanford
Conversations with Street People
How to write your novel, find your readers, and stay sane while doing it.
I read. I write. I create.
Dreams on a piece of paper
Bringing light where it's needed
One writer's burning ambition to become an Author
Faulkner said, kill your darlings. I say, put them on the internet and let strangers read them.