Brainstorming at my favourite cafe Miss Manitt’s! I love this place!
I’ve decided that there are many people I want to thank for inspiring me and totally changing my life. I’m going to write them one by one and tell them how much their writing, their books have changed who I am for the better. The first will be Christiane Northrup for her books Women’s Bodies,… Continue reading Writer thanking writers
Sitting at my favourite cafe enjoying the flowers, reading The Right to Write by Julia Cameron. Loving life!
My book club members come up with suggestions for books I would never normally read. That’s the beauty of a book club. Mine is run out of the local library, and headed by a well-known journalist, Mary Soderstrom. Mary does a great job of giving us background on the author, so we have a context… Continue reading The beauty of a book club
I’m a writer. Well, I guess that’s obvious, but what I mean is I’m writing a book, as well as blogging. My YA book has been years in the making. I wrote the scene weave several years ago and only started writing the first draft in earnest in May of this year. I have edited… Continue reading Writing a book is like sex
I was reading one of Shannon Colleary’s posts yesterday where she commented that people who’ve been abused either become abusers themselves or enter into abusive relationships where they become victims again. I agree that both of these things can happen, and do happen. I have not been the abuser in any relationship, but I’ve certainly… Continue reading Being abused isn’t forever