This is Getting Series-er and Series-er…

I spent a good chunk of my lunch hour organizing today. Trying to figure out exactly how much stuff has to go into my novel in order for it to be a complete story. I’ve never been a huge fan of the kind of book where you get to the end and find yourself wondering

Throwing Away The Classics

I ran into this post–which talks about why not to give children a particular book– on Carol Nissenson’s Blog the other day and despite the post’s title, it took me three or four read throughs to figure out exactly which book she was talking about. The Secret Garden. One of the books I read as

Useful Things to Say To Developing Writers

If you want to be a doctor, you go talk to your local GP. If you want to be a teacher, there are a school full of people you can ask questions. But… One of the things that’s tough about “I want to be a writer” is finding people who have done that successfully. The

Promoting an Online Event

I just finished hosting the most recent installment of the Storytime Blog Hop, and I think everyone who wrote stories this time is starting to look toward the next one. October. Halloween. That should be fun. So, every now and then, I think about how to promote the blog hop…or my own blog… or an especially profound

Three Days till The Blog Hop

Update: Please see the Blog Hop page for dates and details about the next blog hop. It’s been a few hours since I mentioned the fact that I’m having a blog hop, so I thought I might mention I’m having a blog hop. My blog hop is on the 27th of July. Huh. I feel

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