The first time I ever had a sleepover I was in first grade. "K" and I became friends during preschool. She had the same teacher as me, but we attended different groups. My preschool teacher had preschool in her home. She had a HUGE basement (or maybe in my four year old's eyes it was… Continue reading My First Sleepover | Memory Lane
(I wrote this today for a very special friend of mine, and I hope it could help anyone who may need it.) I know you are hurting. I can see it in your eyes. Feel the lack of laughter Hear the empty sighs. Shivers run through you and I know it's not the cold. Rain… Continue reading My Friend, When I Can’t Be There | Poem
Looking at the title, I somewhat hear sarcasm, so I want to throw it out there, I truly mean this as a good thing 🙂 I have a Twitter, and I'm basically at the same number of followers. I bring this up because I'll see a number of people who "follow" me for a day… Continue reading Isn’t It Nice We Aren’t Alerted When We Lose A Follower?
You sit there all alone watching the world pass you by. You sit there sighing. Hands at your side. Outside the wind is dancing. Outside the world goes round. But inside you are hurting. Inside you wear a frown. It's okay to struggle. It's okay to cry. It's okay… Continue reading Be The Diamond Within
Writing a novel can be an incredible experience, especially if it's your first time. When I was working on my first novel, I didn't think I would ever be able to accomplish finishing it, but I did. I learned a lot throughout the process. As I continue to write through each new novel, skills are… Continue reading Certain Things To Avoid In Novel Writing
Last week, we talked about what not to do in regards to other bloggers, and the overall community. Today's post covers what not to do with your blog and your readers. Your Relationship With Your Blog 6. Do Not Have Your Blog Unfinished This is a text widget. This is where your first blog goes.… Continue reading What Not To Do As A Blogger (Pt. 2)
Okay, so a lot of writers struggle with a particular word. This scary word is known as Plot. A great story needs a great plot. "Why," Because Of... Plot is known as the "why" of a story, and because of a "why" directing a character or situation, there are bound to be consequences because of… Continue reading What Is Plot? How Do I Keep It Strong In A Story?