Tag: Judythe Morgan

Wit and Wisdom from Writers to Jump Start your week

This month’s guest speaker at my local RWA chapter was Adrienne deWolfe. Being in on vacation, I wasn’t able to hear her program, but I did check out her website and found a wealth of helpful resources. You… Read More

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Friday on THE MILLER FARM: Episode #1: ROOSTER RESCUERS

The Millers are Sara, my daughter, and her husband, Brian, who have a mini-farm at their home in Aggieland. For my non-Texan readers, that’s Bryan/College Station, Texas. That’s right, in their backyard, a chicken coop with nine “Easter Eggers,” a… Read More

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One Lovely Blog – Never too late to say Thanks

My often neglected blog has been honored with a nomination for the One Lovely Blogger Award by my very good friend Forest and his human, Elaine Smothers (blogger and fellow WANAite). I’m awed to be considered lovely by anybody. I did … Read More

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Spellcheckers and Pullet Surprise Work

I ran across this poetic reminder not to rely on your spellchecker and had to share. The poem’s 225 words are faulty, although all are correctly spelled. The work is more than an exercise in homophonous humor. It’s a… Read More

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BS aka Backstory – Part 2

Last week I blogged about scattering smidgens of backstory throughout a story. I received an email from a reader who wanted further explanation about what backstory is. Not being a writer, she’d never heard the term.  I love… Read More

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What my high school reunion taught me about writing BACKSTORY

Sitting at a table at my high school reunion recently, this thought struck me: “This is how backstory should work.” Huh, you say. Let me explain. I’ve know most of the people at my high school reunion more… Read More

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Vanishing Time, Scary Fires, and Happy Endings

One day I’m writing a blog post and it’s May. Suddenly it’s July 1st. Where’d June go?  Life was too busy to even notice, but I can tell you there was a whole lot of moving going on. … Read More

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Accepting the Versatile Blogger Award

How cool to check the blogs I follow yesterday and discover that Elaine Smothers blogger extraordinaire had nominated me for the Versatile Blogger awardI’m so excited to accept the nomination. Thanks, Elaine. As with most blog awards, acceptance… Read More

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We Remember: Memorial Day 2012

This Memorial Day weekend along with the hot dogs, hamburgers and swimming, I want to honor and remember those who have gone before with this video of TAPS being played by a ninety-two year old vet. A heartfelt… Read More

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What the books do when the store closes…

I thought this was too fun not to share:

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