WordPress tweaks for writers

I’ve been writing various blogs for nearly ten years, and have used WordPress for most of them. Why? It fit well with the writer me. I could tweak copy and images without having to tinker with code. This past year, WP was kind enough to make changes so u...

Read More

Tagged As: , , ,

GIVEAWAY – Profitable Blogging for Beginners

Winner – Holly. Congratulations! Future giveaways will be announced first in my e-newsletter. Subscribe today. I’m a writer. I’ve written news reports, magazine articles, books, among other things. How hard could it be to write a blog post? The actua...

Read More

Tagged As: , , , ,

Give to the least

Today I encountered another “panhandler” on the corner of a busy intersection. As is my habit, I grabbed some bills out of a container on my console and handed them to the man. Each time I hear in my internal ear, “He’s only going to use it for drugs o...

Read More

Tagged As: , , , ,

Change: Just do it

Change is not around the corner. It’s here. For me, at least. 2014 has been a year of trying on the new, rejecting what didn’t fit, and moving on. It has also been a year of finally saying some things just don’t fit any more. I think I’ve found the rig...

Read More

Tagged As: , , , ,

Decide for Yourself

On her blog, The Writer’s Guide to Epublishing, D. D. Scott offers this advice in her Beginner’s To-do List: “Decide for yourself, based on your own skill levels, whether or not you’ll be doing your Format and Cover Design.” (sic)...

Read More

Tagged As: , ,

You can appreciate Shakespeare too

How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare Ken Ludwig The only experience many of us have had with William Shakespeare’s plays and poetry is feeble attempts to read through the iambic pentameter and memorizing certain speeches. Few of us have attended a Shakespe...

Read More

Writing in Obedience – A Review

I’m not a fiction writer. I do know that I can hone my skills as a non-   fiction writer by learning fiction techniques. Also, I have been to author Terry Burns workshop, “Writing to Reach Nonbelievers.”  I knew there was at least one nugget for me to...

Read More

Spread Goodwill Year Round

Tomorrow is Saturday and it’s a big event day in our little community. Garage Sales! Yep, like...

Read More

Tagged As: , , , , ,

Molly Joins the Family

This sponsored post is brought to you by Rachael Ray Nutrish as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post campaign. Here’s Molly. She joined our family a month ago. She another in the long line of animals we have rescued. Molly joins our other canine ...

Read More

Tagged As:

Fairy May

Tooth fairy school? Failing tooth fairy school? Who would have thought it could happen? But it seem to be for Fairy May, the title character for Jo Linsdell’s latest children’s book. Poor Fairy May is having trouble in tooth fairy school. She can’t quite...

Read More