Inspiration, Travel, Writing

Six Bits of Wisdom on Writing Conferences

Hello, everyone. I'm back from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrator's (SCWBI) Conference in L.A and A Room of Her Own (AROHO) writing retreat at Ghost Ranch, Abiquiú, New Mexico. Both conferences were packed with information. I loved my time in Abiqui, New Mexico, it's a gorgeous place for writer workshops. SCBWI had… Continue reading Six Bits of Wisdom on Writing Conferences

Inspiration, Writing

Ten Writers Who Were Coffee Fanatics

Coffee and writing go hand in hand like dark chocolate and Cabernet—at least for me. If I'm lucky, my son makes a pot of coffee before I get up in the morning. I'm lucky one out of ten times. I start my morning with two big mugs of coffee which is four regular cups. This… Continue reading Ten Writers Who Were Coffee Fanatics

Writers, Writing

‘Shoulding’ All Over Myself

I hate the word 'should,' but I use it on myself quite a bit. I should be writing (working on my new manuscript). I should be reading to improve my writing. I should find a new book to read. (I did find this fun game to select a book, but twice it selected one I already… Continue reading ‘Shoulding’ All Over Myself