10 Tips for Writing by Geoff Kirsch (part 1)

While we are on Hurricane Hiatus, Geoff Kirsch from Juneau Alaska, will be guest blogging. See last week’s post for his bio.   10 Tips for Writing One of my favorite (and most hated) qualities of pre-school aged children is their penchant for bluntness. Over the past year, my daughter and her little parliament of classmates have […]

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Three-part writing process: a theory.

Tragedy.  I wrote this idea out in an email to a friend. Wrote it in gorgeous, bloggy detail. Then I cut it from the email, realizing that she (not a writer) wouldn’t be interested in my theories. Intended to paste it into a blog entry. But, as life would have it, I got randomized and […]

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Emotional Garbage Truck

Okay, so here’s what last week’s crazy parenting moment reminded me of: I was writing a novel while I worked (at my fancypants corporate job I was required to look busy but there was often no work to be done) and one day found myself in an all-out war with a secretary over the office […]

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Actually helpful writing sites

I keep wanting to write a post about actually helpful writing sites because it’s rare to find a parent who has the time between marketing him/herself, social networking, earning a living, and actually (ahem) getting some creative writing done, to browse random writing websites in search of helpful places to bookmark. So back in June, […]

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