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Education + Contacts + Beauty = A+ Writers Conference!

Tweet Here we are at Mount Hermon’s fabulous Writers Conference.  So many wonderful memories. (Of course, I got a head start.  From the time I was 4 until I was 16, I spent every birthday at Mount Hermon.  The highlight of the best … Continue reading

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Writer? See you at the Mount Hermon Conference!

Tweet Yesterday we took down our Christmas tree and I packed away all the Christmas stuff.  Every year I delay and delay that chore because I hate to see the Christmas season go.  But time moves on and so must I.  Hey, it’s … Continue reading

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Time To Think: Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference!

Tweet For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a writer. My first book met with great success—Tommy the Tuna, written in fourth-grade cursive and stapled inside a green construction paper cover decorated with a lopsided pieced-together … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Painful Rejection

Tweet rejec′tion slip` n. a  notification  of  rejection  attached  by  a  publisher  to  a  manuscript  before  returning  the  work  to  its  author. This definition is for your sake, not mine.  I already know way too much about rejection slips.  When I … Continue reading

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45th Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference

Tweet “So, how did you get your start as a writer?” I can’t tell you many times I’ve been asked that question. No problem. I have a ready answer.  I say,  “I went to a great writers conference!” When I … Continue reading

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Accidents of the Pen – Rewrite!

Tweet For Mother’s Day, my daughter posted a decades-old picture on Facebook of me with my two little ones.  Along with a flood of sweet memories, it reminded me of why I so persistently proofread my work.  And when a … Continue reading

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Writing Platform? Sigh~

Tweet I just got this note from Shawna, who I met at a writers’ conference: “I want to be a 21st century abolitionist, too.  That’s the topic of the book I’m writing. A publisher is interested in the book, but … Continue reading

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Writing Is In The Air

Tweet With writers’ conferences in the air, and manuscripts zipping through the mail, I thought it might be fun to post a quick writer’s quiz.  Are you game? Select your answers, then read on. Writers write to (impress, convince, communicate). … Continue reading

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A month of Gratitude

Tweet January is my self-appointed month of gratitude.  To kick it off, I’d like to share my alphabet of  thank-yous: Abolitionists. To all those women and men who fight modern-day slavery around the world. Beginnings.  For new ones. Especially do-overs.  … Continue reading

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Writers Conference: No Need to Fear

Tweet Okay, I’ve already touted the benefits of the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference, as have a number of other bloggers. But several people e-mailed me and whispered (virtually): “I want to go. I should go. But… but… I’m scared!” … Continue reading

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