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Snatching Moments | Writer’s Life

I think I’m getting better at snatching moments. I’m a stay at home mom, and that may elicit different reactions from different people. I enjoy what I do, which involves the “work” of keeping up with my sons’ school lives and events and meetups. I don’t always cook homemade meals, and the house is rarely… Continue reading Snatching Moments | Writer’s Life

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Things to Do While Querying Your Novel: Part 2

Hello! For part two of this topic, I’m going to focus on writing and motivation. While you’re querying, keep writing! Do you have any other story ideas up your sleeve? I feel like I have too many story ideas now. That’s not the case for every writer. You might be in a slump, or still… Continue reading Things to Do While Querying Your Novel: Part 2

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Things to Do While Querying Your Novel: Part 1

Hello everyone! After a very long writing process filled with revisions and critiques, I’m at the point where I’ve decided to finally start querying my children’s story. For the past year and a half, I’ve read all about needing patience and thick skin while querying. I’ve tried to brace myself for the journey and remind… Continue reading Things to Do While Querying Your Novel: Part 1

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Meet the Writer: Marianna Shek

I had the pleasure of meeting Marianna Shek in a middle grade writers critique group where I’ve gotten to read her wonderful words. Even though she’s all the way in Australia and I’m here in the US, technology lets us feel like that’s not very far apart. She took time out of her busy schedule… Continue reading Meet the Writer: Marianna Shek

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The Autumn Reading Tag

Laura tagged me to do The Autumn Reading Tag! I can’t wait until we have more of a chill in the air. It’s still slightly warm here. I’m sure that will change soon, along with the color of the leaves. I enjoy wearing layers and scarves and all that. Part of it might be that I’m self-conscious,… Continue reading The Autumn Reading Tag