By some standards, handwriting is already considered an “ancient” skill. Next thing we’ll know, it will be an extinct art form practiced by only a few artisans. Well, not in my lifetime if I have anything to do with it! These days, the charm of receiving a handwritten note is manifest (any handwriting will…
I am always amazed at how some bloggers seem to effortlessly put out a blog a day, day in and day out. I guess they can sit down at their desk in the morning, and over coffee tap out 500 words that are witty, or wise. I just don’t work that way. I am an uber-organized person, or at least I try to pretend I am, and I need to write on a schedule. Everyday, Monday through Friday, I try to write something. I like to write a post for A Mother’s Hood and because I actually get paid at…Continue
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I’ve spent the weekend hiding from my family, under the guise of “writing.” I really am writing because…well, I am. The girls have been in school a total of three days in the last eight, and I am going crazy…so I am “working.”
Sometimes when I write, I need total silence. Sometimes, I need to write in a noisy Starbucks. Sometimes, I play classical music, and at other times, I watch television or movies. But since I don’t have cable in my office, I have to resort to my DVD…Continue
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SEND IN YOUR SUBMISSIONS STARTING JANUARY 3RD TO JANUARY 29TH.
A WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON JANUARY 31ST.
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The Enchanted Locket
When Olivia Garson moves into an old abandoned house, her life takes a terrifying turn. While renovating her kitchen, she finds a heart shaped locket. Ghosts start to appear; one ghost demanding her departure,
while another ghost begs for her help.
We had a delicious dinner of steak with onions, mashed potatoes, and corn, but I was preoccupied. I was worried that Emma would…Continue
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This week I will be hosting an author showcase through the National Writing For Children Center (NWFCC). I am really excited and look forward to everyone stopping by to learn more about these authors and their…Continue
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For those who haven't encountered Wordle yet, it's an online service that takes your manuscript (or website or blog) and turns it into a graphic representation, where more frequently used words are drawn larger. Below is the Wordle for Byrne Risk.…Continue
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