Monthly Archives: November 2009

Sunday Style: Writing from the Heart

I had high hopes for Writing from the Heart, the sixth session I attended at Writers On The Sound (WOTS). But I was kind of disappointed and even left a few minutes early because I got so antsy. The instructor … Continue reading

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The importance of follow-up and reaching out

My friend Jesaka at AKA Writer tipped me off to this great post by the Renegade Writer about the importance of following-up with editors and just reaching out. You never know where a quick e-mail to check in with an … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Plot 101 – Dude, Where’s My Story?

Here we are back at Sunday which means it’s time for Sunday Style! This post is about the fifth session I attended at the Write on The Sound conference back in October. My first day at the conference ended with … Continue reading

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Finding a Mentor

I believe in mentors. I’ve always had mentors and I’ve always mentored others at my day job. I am lucky to have a few folks I consider writing mentors, too. This guest post, One is a Lonely Number, over at … Continue reading

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Count to 100

Before he began kindergarten, our son couldn’t count to 100. He got stuck in the teens or twenties — eleven, twelve, sixteen, thirteen, eleven, twelve, fifiteen…you get the idea. But with the help of his fabulous teacher, he’s been counting … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: Description – Beyond Reporting to Visioning

Sunday Style is back at your service after a week’s vacation. I’m returning with a debrief about the fourth session I attended at the Writer’s On The Sound Workshop. This session was Description: Beyond Reporting to Visioning. Something about this … Continue reading

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Article published in Parents’ Source: Make ‘Em Laugh

Check out an article that I published in Parents’ Source, a regional parenting magazine in Pennsylvania here. My original title was How Humor Can Help…the new title is Make ‘Em Laugh.

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Sunday Style: On Hiatus this Sunday (11/8/09)

I will be out of town this Sunday and won’t be able to draft my post about the workshop I attended. Please return the following Sunday for the next installment.

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Essay in Portland Family Magazine

I have an essay, But He’s Not Babysitting, in the November issue of Portland Family Magazine. It’s about life as we know it since my husband became the stay-at-home dad and I went back to work full time. You can … Continue reading

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Sunday Style: The Secret Power of Storyf

The keynote speaker at the Writers On The Sound writing conference was Brian McDonald. His talk, The Secret Power of Story, was engaging, interactive and fun…even in the gymnasium of what used to be an elementary school. At the beginning … Continue reading

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