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Category Archives: Writing

Writing Poetry Exercises

I’m writing another poetry book! 120 poems isn’t just a cake walk (hmm…”Cake Walk” sounds like a fun poem title). Sometimes my muse flies off into the sunset and leaves me sitting in the dark, wondering what I’m going to write about. I found this page and bookmarked it for times I’m low on inspiration. […]

National Poetry Month Giveaway! NOW CLOSED!

April is National Poetry Month! Isn’t that fantastic? A month dedicated to poetry, poems, verse, rhyme, meter–things that make this writer’s heart swell with joy. To celebrate this wonderful month I’m having a giveaway! In honor of my poor husband being gimped up after his ACL surgery I’m giving away a signed copy of my […]

Frogs and snakes and geckos, oh my!

I am currently working on illustrating one of my board books with my own photos. It’s a touch-n-feel board book about baby animals. Baby animals have proved, um, interesting to photograph. Let’s put it this way: You know when you’re trying to get good photos of your kids for Christmas and they will not stop […]

To aspiring writers part 3: Rejection bites.

This is the long overdue part three in my posts “to aspiring writers”. Here are links to part one and part two. Rejection is never fun, let alone form letter rejections. And while the this letter is harsher than most rejections, face it–that’s what it feels like. I learned the lesson “rejection bites” in the […]