The Big Reveal

Welcome to The Big Reveal I enjoy reading author interviews, but often times they don’t ask the kinds of questions I wonder about, and usually an interview is just with one author. So I’ve assembled a group of writers at all levels, from not yet agented to published; every week I will have a new…
Read More

Abbreviate This

(FYI: Come back Tuesday for a new feature… The Big Reveal) Learning to read is hard. Or so I assume because I did it so long ago and can’t remember. But my kids are there now. One thing they don’t fully understand yet is abbreviations. I guess I shouldn’t expect much, they’re young. A conversation…
Read More

Sloppy Writing 101.05

Sloppy Writing 101.05: Like I really need your help Pop quiz. These five sentences have something in common. Which ones are not correct? 1. It’s not like I had many close friends. 2. The school parking lot looked like every other one around town. 3. I wished I had hair like that. 4. Everyone wore…
Read More

Dedicated To Who

School conferences were this week (which went well by the way.) That means the PTA Scholastic book fair. Of course, they let the kids look ahead of time and send home the list with the exactl location of the book(s) they want. (And it’s always books). Lincoln had two he picked and I told him we’d…
Read More

Sloppy Writing 101.04

Sloppy Writing 101.04: And then I’m going to show you something important. I didn’t know this was a problem. And then one day I was blog hopping and came across why you should avoid this phrase. And then I went into my manyscript to see if it was a problem. It was. Here are my examples…
Read More