Category Archives: On Writing – The Journey

A House Full of Boxes – Where Is That Key?

moving to our new home – our way. Continue reading

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I Won!

HappyMeerkatreviews  had a promotion for a book on her blog. When I spotted it, I thought, “Nah. I won’t get it.” My other self said. What’s the matter? You deserve it like anyone else who signs up for it. Give … Continue reading

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I Had To Put It Into Words

What is River Fork? A coming of age YA story. Why did I write it? As a former teacher, I encouraged my high school students to write. One  particular assignment required an autobiography titled: “Fact, Fiction or Fix-it Autobio.”  Over the … Continue reading

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I Think I Got It … Kinda.

Been writing for a while. Blogs, that is. I do have a manuscript for a YA novel that I am interested in publishng as well. But this is about social media. I find social media protocols strange. Some give an option, … Continue reading

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It was just an idea… .

Why and how I began to write my first YA manuscript. Looking for beta readers. Continue reading

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Damn—I Swear It’s OK

I’ve written my first YA manuscript and a scene comes back to me now and then. One of the characters is angry for good reason, why not let him swear? Listen to me. I, the writer, give permiss… Source: Damn—I … Continue reading

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Summer is O – V – E – R – there. Somewhere.

Didn’t we just notice spring arriving and how hot it got in July. New England got damned hot. July-August, I was cutting tiles for our kitchen  floor. Man, it was like standing in a hot oven as I cut tiles … Continue reading

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