My seven-year-old son, Skyler, has a behavioral chart at school. The main obstacle to achieving four stickers, the highest level of success, has been narrowed down to mostly one thing, completing his journal. He either doesn't write in the journal or doesn't read the journal out loud to the class when requested. I've felt bewildered … Continue reading Write Like No One Is Reading
It's time for Friday Fictioneers, brought to you by our gracious host, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Today's photo was provided by Rich Vosa. My 100 words comes to you as story. Initially, I went over with this one, so I did some cutting. The end is, well, your interpretation. Click here for more stories related to this … Continue reading Voices – Friday Fictioneers – 12/07/12
I'm a NaNoWriMo winner! Friends, I did it! I just want to take a moment to say thank you to all of you who offered me kind words of encouragement during the NaNoWriMo challenge. You probably won't believe me when I say this, but YOU made all the difference. There were some days when I … Continue reading I’m a NaNoWriMo Winner! I did it!
NaNo Who Ha NaNo Mo Fa NaNo Who Knew The End I guess I can do better than that...oh, I'll try. This writing thing...DANG!...it's hard. Here's my latest NaNoWriMo update in which I will give myself a pep talk and you, dear reader, can observe me slip into madness. All work and no play make … Continue reading NaNo…Who…Knew
Last week, we discussed our writing habits. Thank you to all who shared their tips and experiences. Indeed, it's different for everyone. Many of us still depend on our trusty notebooks. And, it looks like I'm not the only one with bad handwriting. Many of you discussed the process of thinking and writing with pen … Continue reading Once Upon a Bumble: What’s in Your Writer’s Tool Kit?
Welcome to the weekly forum, Once Upon a Bumble. Last week, I was contemplating the when of writing. Today, I want to explore writing habits, as this may very well dictate the when of our writing. In my writing experience, I have what I like to call a dual process. I usually begin with my … Continue reading Once Upon a Bumble: What’s Your Writing Habit?
Welcome, my fellow blogging friends to another episode of Once Upon a Bumble. If you are just joining us for the first time, welcome. For those who joined last week in our forum discussion, first I want to say I'm amazed with the overwhelming response. I say it's free advice for me, but I do … Continue reading Once Upon a Bumble: When do you write?