Someone in a workshop pointed out a fundamental flaw in the very premise of my book. (Insert bad word here.) But it turned out to be less than fatal, and it will make my novel stronger. Thank goodness for feedback!
Even though I'm a from-scratch cook, I hadn't realized how much my eating habits were affect by the back-to-the-land movement until I read this book.
It has been a whirlwind around here. In addition to my annual hand writing notes in my holiday cards (I love that tradition!), which go out on the day after Thanksgiving, I have finished the fourth round of edits on my second novel. I thought the edits I did during my writer's retreat would… Continue reading What a Month!
I wish I could readily access the part of my brain where long-forgotten memories hang out.
Reading a book about hiking the Appalachian Trail taught me two things: 1) I don't want to hike the Appalachian Trail, and 2) trail upkeep is vital.
With a deadline coming closer, I'm so glad I was able to get away and get a huge jump start on editing novel #2!
With some basic equipment, we now save 75-100 gallons of water a week!
I started to write a novel in first person and realized I didn't know how. What's a writer to do? Learn some skills in a short story is the logical answer. Right? Or is that just me?
For the second year in a row, the Mother Earth News Fair had me surrounded by people who get me.
For my latest short story, I'd reached my word count limit and nothing had happened yet. D'oh!