A Prayer for Writers

From August 3rd to August 16th, I’ll be participating in Story Embers’ Support the Writing Community Challenge. (Use the link to visit their website to learn more and join in.) #SupportTheWritingCommunityChallenge You may have noticed I didn’t post yesterday. Even though I’ve been a monthly supporter of Havok since February, I wanted to stretch aContinue reading “A Prayer for Writers”

Progress is Progress

From August 3rd to August 16th, I’ll be participating in Story Embers’ Support the Writing Community Challenge. (Use the link to visit their website to learn more and join in.) #SupportTheWritingCommunityChallenge Do you write to write? Or do you write to publish? When I first began writing, publication was a distant thought that occasionally flitteredContinue reading “Progress is Progress”

Dear Pre-Published Writer

From August 3rd to August 16th, I’ll be participating in Story Embers’ Support the Writing Community Challenge. (Use the link to visit their website to learn more and join in.) #SupportTheWritingCommunityChallenge As K.M Weiland recently expressed in a blog post, “If you write, you are a writer.” Publication does not make someone a writer. It’sContinue reading “Dear Pre-Published Writer”

Six Authors Who Left a Lasting Impression

From August 3rd to August 16th, I’ll be participating in Story Embers’ Support the Writing Community Challenge. (Use the link to visit their website to learn more and join in.) #SupportTheWritingCommunityChallenge Let’s give a shout-out to some of our favorite authors on social media today! Social media can be Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Goodreads, orContinue reading “Six Authors Who Left a Lasting Impression”

Teaching Resource: Creative Writing Lesson Plan

It’s finally ready! The Creative Writing Lesson Plan has been a labor of love since January. The decision to put it together grew from a desire to engage my son in a way that would foster a joy for storytelling. Many hours went into it’s creation. And if one other teacher or homeschool parent orContinue reading “Teaching Resource: Creative Writing Lesson Plan”