Month: May 2013

One Word Wednesday – Editing Secrets

Okay so instead of one word I used two. Who wants to read a blog titled editing, but a blog about editing secrets? We’re all over it! Truthfully, I think this editing secret works for writing the novel too. Writers need… Read More

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Memorial Day is…

A holiday set aside to remember the men and women who gave their lives while serving this country. Not to be confused with Veterans Day or Armed Forces Day, which celebrate the service of all U.S. military veterans,… Read More

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Missing Bees and Bee Whisperers

A Guest by Chicken Wrangler Sara Beekeeper Brian recently purchased four queen bees in hopes of starting four new hives. The queen bees were shipped by mail. He tracked their exact arrival at the post office – late on… Read More

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One Word Wednesday – Writer

Love this poster that describes a WRITER so perfectly… This fabulous word art by Kathy R. Jeffords is available here.

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Your Name’s on the Book Cover. What Does it Mean? Author Branding Part 1

Nothing is more exciting than seeing your name on the cover of a book you’ve written. You’ve devoted hours and hours to the creation of your “baby.” Holding that book in your hand or seeing the listing on… Read More

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Saluting Our Armed Forces on Armed Forces Day

On this Armed Forces Day, I want to salute them and all our Armed Forces. Whether Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, National Guard, or Coast Guard, our active and reserve service personnel are an important part of the… Read More

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Gathering Chicks

A guest blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Usually when you have a farm, you think of gathering eggs.  In our case, we must also gather chicks.  First, we move the chicks out of the brooder into the small chicken… Read More

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One Word Wednesday – SIT

I have a Matese name Buster and this is so him. He loves to sit, especially on my lap. Sitting is good if you’re a Buster, but for a writer doing this is better. Because, if all you do is… Read More

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How are you celebrating National Leprechaun Day?

Today is National Leprechaun Day. No one knows the origins of the National Leprechaun Day holiday, but I’d be guessing one of the tiny creatures came up with the idea for a day in his honor. Being a… Read More

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Mother’s Day 2013

  Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. Today I want to say an extra special thank you to so many mothers who teach their children the… Read More

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