What I Learned at Write Canada 2015 – Part 2: Indie Writer Continuing Class

The continuing class, Five Keys to Becoming a Successful Indie Author/Publisher with Linda Hall especially fascinated me since I began the process of publishing my own books this year. (My next book - Learn Twitter: 10 Intermediate Steps is launching July 15, 2015.) Linda started out by … [Read more...]

5 Things I Appreciated About Write Canada 2015

I just returned home on Sunday from Toronto, where I attended Write Canada 2015. Over the next few weeks I plan to share some of the teaching and tips I picked up while I was there, but today I'll share an overview. 1. Focus Although Write Canada is a writing conference and the focus is on … [Read more...]

Introducing Dragonflies, Snowdrifts & Spice Cake by Tandy Balson

I met Tandy Balson last year through Facebook; we were both planning to attend Write Canada and looking for roommates. Although we had never met face-to-face  before June 2014, we experienced an immediate rapport because of our common beliefs and interests. (Tandy is my sister in the family of God … [Read more...]

2015 Writers’ Blog Hop Week 3 – My favourite character

Thirty four years later I can still picture him: my grade 7 teacher, Mr. Arthur Freeman. (The picture above was taken while I sat in his classroom.) He taught junior high for decades at Prairie Bible Institute. When I met him, his silver-grey hair masked his quick whit, keen mind, and ready sense of … [Read more...]

Five Minute Friday: Notice

What do you notice when  you go somewhere you've never been before? People? Natural beauty? Houses? Flowers? Something else? What about when you meet someone you've never met before? What do you notice? Hair? Eyes? Shape? Smile? Personality? Gestures? We all notice … [Read more...]

Five Minute Friday: Long

This is my first attempt at 5 Minute Friday: Long means something different to each person. When we are young: -long is waiting until our parents are done talking -long is driving a few miles (Will we ever get there?) -long is waiting for supper when you're hungry, especially when Mom … [Read more...]

Experimenting with Word Swag

I find learning fascinating. Not just what we learn, but how we learn, and the incidental learning that happens. Serendipity, if you will. Yesterday I attended a webinar on how to use Pinterest effectively. As I was listening, I received a notification that I had a new e-mail from the Social Media … [Read more...]

On my writing “To do” list

  As my children head back to school, I'm taking stock of my own "To do" lists. Here's what I have on my list so far: Get my children successfully started in school. Start my Music for Young Children classes. I'm still putting my schedule together for the fall, so if you want to … [Read more...]

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