Monday June 12, 2017
It’s June, summer is approaching, and the school year is ending! A new batch of graduates have entered the world and some presents are in order. Jewelry and money will always be popular graduation gifts, but sometimes a little uniqueness is in order. Here are some cute, fun ideas from Amazon for middle school or junior high grads. There’s something for the boys, something for the girls, and if nothing works, you can always get the gift card (see number 1 on the list).
Monday May 22, 2017
One of the best tricks to put you into the mood for writing is listening to music. This works particularly well when you’re writing fantasy or science fiction and you put on some epic music that takes you into a different world. You can find some stunning pieces on YouTube, simply by doing a search for cinematic instrumental music, or something like that. Read More>>
Monday April 10, 2017
We live in an incredibly fast-paced world, which makes quiet, time-consuming activities such as writing difficult to fit in. Personally, I always find that the best way to make something part of your schedule is to make it a habit. I don’t wonder about how I’m going to fit brushing my teeth into my schedule. It’s simply part of my routine. It can be the same with writing – if you make time to write every day, around the same time of day, it becomes part of your routine. Read More>>
Monday March 27, 2017
Here are some websites of middle grade or children’s books authors that I’ve come across and found fun and cute. Besides for accomplishing the basics – about the author and their books – they create a mood that makes them memorable.