As I sit here watching the All Star Game with my friends I think about some advice from a Self Publishing Twitter Account I follow. Don't talk about yourself on your blog and make sure your post all have the same theme. Thinking back, rereading, I ponder this advice. My use of my own experiences … Continue reading Varied Interests
The new book of the *Bear and Hunter* series is now available. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07FL1NFQ7
So here is the poem for the day....when I first read this poem in grade school it was in a book of Shel Silverstein poems...but from what I could find Jack Prelutsky wrote it apparently? Anyone know the story on this? I can't remember from back when I first read it if it was in … Continue reading Credit Confusion–Who is the Poet?
Poetry Month Continues...and today is Maya Angelou's birthday. It would have been her 90th In her honor here is a poem written by her: Woman Work By Maya Angelou I've got the children to tend The clothes to mend The floor to mop The food to shop Then the chicken to fry The baby to … Continue reading A Fitting Birthday for Poetry Month
Today's Poem...Mother Goose I am a brozen lock I am a brozen key I am a silver lock I am a silver key I am a gold lock I am a gold key I am a Don lock I am a Don key
A couple of months ago I submitted the *Bear and Hunter* Series first book to a review site. I received an email back within a day. The email stated the reviewer liked the content and idea but thought the writing needs polishing. Tense problems was one of the editing issues. The reviewer recommended finding a … Continue reading Use of the Passive Voice
It has arrived! The first compilation, books one through eight, are now available on Amazon. Both in ebook and paperback form. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078MRG9L2 https://www.amazon.com/dp/1976737788 Give it a read. Enjoy the story a two outsiders trying to make a life in a world who doesn't always understand them, while battling their demons of the past.
So I am talking with a friend who has a great idea for a book which he is sharing it with me at the moment. His wife my best friend since high school is a writer who has been working on her novel off and on since she was in sixth grade. She also has … Continue reading Discussing Story Ideas
In my Character Sketch--Katnes Marie Chasseur post I mentioned how hard a time I was having to decide if I would rewrite the story from first person POV to third person POV limited. Third person POV limited is how my Co-Author Harlow Hunter and I write our current *Bear and Hunter* Series. She does the … Continue reading Deciding to Change POV
This is going to be a rich full day. Between reading, editing, cleaning, writing, making spaghetti for dinner. Yesterday was more productive than I thought it would be and that was without particularly trying. Maybe if I put some effort into it is can get more done. Monday Motivation is a good thing though at … Continue reading A Rich Full Day