Archive for March 2013

I Know, I Know …

It’s Tuesday, but I’ve got nothing for you today.  Well, that’s not completely true. I do have a FABULOUS interview coming up with one of my all-time favorite writers, Alice Hoffman, on the Writer Unboxed blog on March 29th. If you get a chance, stop by, okay? And until then, Happy Spring!  

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Snow Day Redux

I’m not writing much today. I’m sitting by the window, a cup of tea in hand, watching the snow fall. There’s noise from the bedrooms upstairs — footsteps from one room to another, quiet giggling. In a few moments they’ll be down demanding breakfast (yes) books (yes) television (no). It has been like winter in…

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Sometimes What You Hate is What You Miss Most

On a good day, mornings at my house are controlled chaos. On a bad day, it’s just chaos. Like most parents, I’m fighting a losing battle against the clock — there’s breakfast to make, the dog to feed, backpacks to prepare, and one child who points out EVERY morning what a nicer place the world…

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Keeping Your POV True

Point of view is on my mind this month. My friend Vaughn Roycroft wrote an excellent post on head-hopping that you should read. And  as I am deep in the midst of my own head-hopping with my current book, I thought I’d share my favorite tips here for any writers who might be going through…

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