Month: October 2016

Fiction Interrupters – Is your writing interrupting your reader?

Our story worlds become tangible to us as writers. A video plays in our head as we write. We see the setting; we feel the emotions. Our characters become genuine people moving in an authentic world we’ve created…. Read More

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Color Project = Unexpected Results

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara Several months ago, Rachel began a color project with her Bantams. She built six different runs with coops and sorted the birds by breed and color. Then she hatched eggs and got… Read More

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Using Our Ears to Influence

There is wisdom in this Holley Gerth quote. Are you listening today?

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21 Grammar Rules and Writing Mistakes

Grammarcheck.net recently posted this infographic of 21 frequently ignored (or unknown) grammar rules and writing mistakes that everyone who writes should know. How many do you know? How many do you ignore? I’m with them on all but… Read More

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Ankle Alphabet

Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I am now doing the rehab exercises for my fractured ankle. Having been through physical therapy five years ago when I sprained the same ankle, I was allowed to do the exercises at… Read More

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Book Gardens

I’m never without a book. Sometimes it hides in my purse; sometimes in my tote. I like the idea that my books are flowers carried in my pocket.

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Who reads Romance?

I read a blog recently where  certain elements of the blogger’s stories were listed with the question, Are you my reader? That got me to thinking about who reads romance. According to Maya Rodale, “It is a truth universally… Read More

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Chicken Slide

Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara The past few weeks have been difficult on Miller Farm. Chicken Wrangler Sara’s sprained ankle ended up having a fracture. This has the daily routine a bit of a challenge. Then we had… Read More

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Words and Fall Leaves

I like this quote from Ruth Ozeki, American-Canadian novelist, filmmaker and Zen Buddhist priest, and the wonderful graphic Edie Melson created from her words. This time of year I watch from my office window as leaves in the… Read More

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What are your chances of success?

Looking at this graphic you can clearly see what a world of difference attitude and action can make in success. The I wish I could  circle gives you only a 30% opportunity for succeeding while the I am circle gives you a 90%… Read More

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