Writing

The Best Way to Fail At Your Resolutions

One way to become a better reader is to read more. One way to become a better writer is to write more. The best way to write more is to, uh…write more. Seems pretty simple, doesn’t it? For someone who loves writing—the rush of characters saying and doing things almost of their own free will,… Continue reading The Best Way to Fail At Your Resolutions

Writing

What Good Writing! What Bad Writing!

Do you remember that picture book that went: What good luck! Ned got a letter that said, "Please come to a surprise party." What bad luck! The party was in Florida and he was in New York. Did you also know that the original version was actually called Fortunately? (both versions are by Remy Charlip)… Continue reading What Good Writing! What Bad Writing!

Writing

100 Words

Not to be confused with the Ten Hundred Most Used Words (Science) Challenge, I have been participating in a 100 words in 100 days challenge. Writing friend Natalia opened this up to a group of fellow writers who are all trying to just get our butts in the chair and getting those new or revised… Continue reading 100 Words

Musing

Believe

Invest Commit BELIEVE I skipped a year between Invest and Commit, but I kind of love this progression for my One Word Resolution. I’m not great about true resolutions and am more an advocate for specific goals that arise whenever they are appropriate. Some of that is the educator in me – my new year… Continue reading Believe