Category Archives: life

Monday’s Muse

I had an amazing weekend. One full of inspiration and awesomeness! And it’s all because I was able to attend the annual SCBWIAZ Welcome to Our House Conference. The faculty was amazing! I threw out a few highlights on Twitter, … Continue reading

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Hello . . . hello . . . hello

Wow. Did you hear that echo? Yeah. Things have been awfully empty and deserted in my blogosphere. I am still here even though I haven’t been “here” posting on the blog (poor neglected thing). I’ve spent the summer in frustration … Continue reading

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I Am Broken

So, things have been pretty quiet here on the blog. I meant to have more contests through out the week and more prizes and more fun and a book review for When the Butterflies Came, but pain kept me from … Continue reading

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Friday Five

1. Things have been crazy! I’ve done lots of revising on my MG (practically rewrote the whole thing). I’ve also developed a few new ideas. 2. The kids have been on spring break for the last two weeks(they go back … Continue reading

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Thursday Three

1. Kate Epstein rocks! I was extremely disappointed when I received a rejection from her for a MG project—but the blow was softened since she was no longer representing fiction (that meant the rejection wasn’t because of my manuscript). She … Continue reading

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Update—Friday Five style

1. Things have been crazy. Last week I had sick kids home from school and wasn’t able to get much done. 2. One week ago today, my father-in-law passed away. His funeral and graveside were on Wednesday. We drove to … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word

Procrastination I’m very good at it. For example, my Christmas decorations stayed up until last night. I kept saying, “We’ll take them down tomorrow.” And each day would come and go and the decorations remained. I tried to blame it … Continue reading

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Oh yeah, I have a blog.

Yeah, it’s been awhile. *waves to anyone who might still drop in to read* So the holidays are over, and I survived. Whew! The kids went back to school today so I had time to finish a critique I was … Continue reading

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Monday’s Muse = I Got the Point—and It Hurts!

I stabbed myself in the hand yesterday. Yes, this takes amazing talent, I know. Let me explain my stupidity. A few months ago, I purchased one of those forever sharp knife sets. Yesterday I decided to open it. I took … Continue reading

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Thursday Things

Here’s what I’ve been up to the last three days. We hired someone to do the tape and texture on the walls. I had researched how to do it myself, but since I hadn’t ever done it, I decided it … Continue reading

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