Tag Archives: Writing

Notebooks or Journals Part Two

Hi Friends! This is PART TWO of Keeping Notebooks or Journals. As I was writing part one it became too large and too long to keep anyone’s attention.  I was so happy with the response I received on that post. … Continue reading

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Notebooks and Journals Part One

Hi Friends! Which ones of you have journals or notebooks? There are many types of journals or notebooks and different people keep journals or notebooks in different ways. I have kept what I have conveniently called my journals for over … Continue reading

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A Warning and Writing Goals!

Hi Friends!  BASSIST: I’ve found four books that address the “sitting in a chair” obstacle: Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird, Annie Dillard’s The Writing Life, Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Down the Bones, and Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art. In Pressfield’s book, every page can … Continue reading

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Books I’m Reading In Preparation

HI Friends! I’ve gone over board in ordering books to read before I settle down and work hard on my memoir. I planned on reading these before my marathon writing streak starts in May. Here is a partial list. I’m … Continue reading

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My Goals So Far and My Memoir Class

Hi Friends! Are you wondering how I’m doing on my goals? I thought I’d give you an update. Do you have your chocolate pie and Mocha coffee? I’ve had a month to stick to my goals written out in January … Continue reading

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The OREO Method of Critique

Hi Readers! Some of you have asked what I meant by the Oreo method of critique last post. It goes by several names and here is the method I use when I give critiques. And it is the method I … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday/ I’m not Here!

I’m not here! I’m here! http://www.vabook.org/index.html/ and here http://www.vabook.org/site12/program/view.php for the week. I am  going to some great programs such as Saturday’s, Pub Day: E-Books about publishing Ebooks from author, editor and publisher perspectives. Also I’m going to Writing for Girls/ Writing for Boys/What’s the … Continue reading

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