Category Archives: Writing

My Ideal Bookshelf

image.jpg, a photo by ladywriter47 on Flickr. Rave: My Ideal Bookshelf Taking a leaf (pun intended) from the book, My Ideal Bookshelf by Jane Mount and Thessaly La Force, here’s my ideal bookshelf. At least it’s my ideal for today. The bottom book is … Continue reading

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Creatures of Habit

A Short Rant About Cigarette Butts, Along with a Rave About Writing as a Habit: Creatures of Habit The end of our driveway is littered with cigarette butts. Occasionally, I overcome my squeamishness enough to pick them up for proper … Continue reading

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A Contract From Alibi — a blog by John Scalzi that every writer should read

OH YES! This one is definitely a rant! Thank you, John Scalzi! A Contract From Alibi.

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Rejected and Dejected

Not a rant or a rave, this one is more of a whine. Gosh, it’s easy to be mature about rejection when you haven’t just experienced it. A little over a month ago I said, and I quote, “I try … Continue reading

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My Grandma Always Says…

A while ago, someone told me they’d like to see more writing prompts. So I’m sharing the following post by Sue Healy. My Grandma Always Says….

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Twenty Simple Ways to Fritter Away Your Writing Time

A Rave on Writing: Twenty Simple Ways to Fritter Away Your Writing Time I was going to write a post about time management — how, with a few lifestyle adjustments, you  can find more time to write. Sadly, that topic has … Continue reading

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Change Your “Furniture;” Change Your Story

Change Your “Furniture;” Change Your Story — A Rave This is my new office. In fact, there’s nothing new about it. The desk was my dad’s, newly acquired and repaired by my husband. The chair came from a library auction, … Continue reading

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The Latest Edition: A Rant/Rave About Editing

The Latest Edition: A rant rave rant/rave about editing Lately I’ve been slaving over, Recently I’ve been working on, For the past week, I’ve been revising editing some a few chapters from my current WIP (work in progress) for a contest. … Continue reading

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Don’t Take This Personally: On Queries and Rejections

A Rave About Writing One of my goals this year is to send more queries, specifically to send one a month to an agent or editor. While this may not seem like much to some writers, for me it will … Continue reading

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Women Reading Romance Novels = Goodbye, Status Quo

Had to share this one.

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