The Teachable Spirit and the Writer

As a mom and homeschool teacher, I’m always on the word “teachable spirit” with my kids. When they are being obstinate or rude or just not listening, I have found myself saying, “Where is your teachable spirit?”So what does it mean to have a teachable spirit and how does it relate to writing? Oh boy, Read more about The Teachable Spirit and the Writer[…]

It’s happened again…

I received a partial request… and I am immediately thankful I already started my first person rewrites… Sweeet! The funniest/craziest part of this request… I didn’t query for it. No, true story! Honest! I did query HER… sorta, if you could call that a query I sent. It was more like a “Umm yah, here Read more about It’s happened again…[…]

On the flip side…

Well, my weekend away was awesome. I could have used a little more sleep (blame my stupid internal time clock, no one else) but it was an entirely fabulous weekend! We had great food, great company and some great writing times! Having sent a partial to an agent before I left, I knew I needed to Read more about On the flip side…[…]

My goals this week…

It’s my birthday week… yes, I am turning older… a whole year older. How does that happen? In any event, if I don’t make goals for the week, things aren’t going to go as well as they could. Turning older takes thought and consideration. If I don’t have it written down, I just might think Read more about My goals this week…[…]

Ouch but awesome…

You know when someone pokes you REALLY hard… it makes you jump and maybe scream like a school aged child? And maybe it even hurts a little but after you rub it for a second you are good to go…? But the reason they poked you, totally worth it… right? Well okay, not always… but Read more about Ouch but awesome…[…]