Writing Inspiration: Summer Garden

If you are a gardener, the harvest you get throughout the growing season is a pleasant measurement of gardening success. My summer's small garden planting was a smashing success! I've enjoyed adding fresh peppers and okra to my breakfast sage sausage, and with a little extra Thyme and Cumin Seed, the aroma and flavor-filled stir-fry is … Continue reading Writing Inspiration: Summer Garden

The Writing Process: Writing Tips

Happy New Year! Perhaps you have writing projects that you didn't finish in 2018 and you need a bit of inspiration to send them to your publisher. Reset your schedule and prepare for 2019. Start by reading this post from 2018 to jump-start your writing. Let resolve to get our writing projects done in 2019! The writing … Continue reading The Writing Process: Writing Tips

Writers, Readers and Hooks

Books, books and more books. They are everywhere: in the bookstore in your local public library, in your home library, on-line and of late, cute little bird house models are a popular in many neighborhoods! I want to read a good book, you say." So you look at the genre, the book cover, the title and a … Continue reading Writers, Readers and Hooks

Writing Prompts: Using Old Media Clips

Writing ideas are all around you but you have to seize the moments and write what you feel, see or hear at the point of inspiration. One problem that you might encounter is that you may find it difficult to narrow down and hone in on a specific topic. Objects, people, places, events and personal interest all lend themselves to … Continue reading Writing Prompts: Using Old Media Clips