fellow blogger recently reminded me of the following: a “poem” that circulates around the intarwebz under the title “Anyway” and is generally attributed to Mother Teresa. After doing some research, I discovered that the original was penned by one Kent M. Keith and entitled “The Paradoxical Commandments”….
Hey there, dearly beloved, I have no idea when I first ran across the two sites (links are below) that inspired and informed this blogpost. I only know that both resonated with me enough that I tucked them away for future reference. Their content is of the Things That Make You Go Hmmm variety, so …
Anybody else out there a compulsive doodler? Me, I can’t listen well without a pen in my hand. Here’s a great video on learning through doodling, as well as some shots of my own random doodles!
Today I’m showcasing two poems that speak to me in regard to spreading joy and light throughout the world around me instead of spreading negativity and darkness. These are not soundbytes, flippant remarks, or 140-character snippets….
Come read about my friend and fellow author Becca J. Campbell’s debut novel Foreign Identity — and win a free copy!
If you’re not afraid to get into characters’ heads, check out the playlist I had on “repeat” while writing the first few drafts of my latest novel, Stains of Grace. Each song contains hints of characters’ thoughts and feelings…characters including Our Heroine and the demons who are stalking her…
Last week, I promised you some more updatingness of the goings-on in my neck of the blogging woods. This post falls into that category, because it concerns a novel that I recently helped edit: Into the Flames by Jessie Sanders. This young adult novel is suspenseful story of Rahab Carmichael, whose unusual powers keep her from fitting in — and send her right into the arms of the other “freaks” at school….
On New Year’s Eve, I got together with some nerdy friends. We played a language game and rewrote history. Thomas Jefferson and Marie Antoinette do make a handsome couple….
Well, my lovelies, it’s the last day of the year! Thus, it’s time for me to share with you the list of books I read this year.
What are your strengths? Do you pay them more attention than you do your weaknesses? Do you have solid strengths — or just strong weaknesses? In this post, I share some of my writing strengths in an attempt to accentuate the positive….