The Dog Daze of Summer continue! Find all of the books on sale, including Marie’s first novel, For Such a Moment, on Amazon or at Write Integrity Press. Winner of the Books of Hope Contest, For Such a Momentis a contemporary re-imagining of the story of Queen Esther. Her second novel, Thirsting for More, recently placed in the contemporary category of the Selah Awards.
I’m so loving getting to learn a bit more about the other authors that share Write Integrity Press as their publisher. And this Dog Daze project is a perfect time for that. Need a summer read? Oh, we have that covered! WIP link!
As an educator, I always believed that the most important thing that a teacher could have is a tool belt of all sorts of ideas to help kids learn. Like a handyman’s tool belt has the right tool for the job, so the teacher had to find the right motivation to stimulate the process for each resistant learner.
And so is true for me this month. Not a resistant learner, but a stressed out and Continue reading →
Yesterday, when I shared my #7 benefit, I also explained what NaNoWriMo is. Standing for National Novel-Writing Month, the program challenges authors to complete their novels or at least 50,000 words of it before the end of the month. This translates to about Continue reading →
NaNoWriMo (naa-noe-wry-moe) stands for National Novel-Writing Month. Yes, that’s a real thing. And I imagine that somewhere around the time that November was adorned with this auspicious title, a group of writers got together and began challenging one another to complete their novels during the month.
I had the most delightful few hours at a critique group meeting last week. Oh, how I have missed going to them regularly! At the beginning of my writing career, I joined 2 different groups and rarely missed a meeting for about a year. Then my girls joined volleyball and my schedule tightened. Some outstanding online critters have provided huge blessings since then, but there is something about sitting and discussing pages with other writers. I learn so much!Continue reading →
Writing mysteries and suspense, there are some strange questions that I deal with. I bet most authors could chime in and share some crazy questions they’ve had to research, or better, some interesting conversations they’ve had!