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NaNoWriMo – 9 – Write It Down, Make It Happen

Knowing what you want is a strong key to succeeding. If you want to write a novel and you want it to be 50,000 or more words long and you know it, that is the beginning. The next step is

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NaNoWriMo – 8 – Bookmark This Quote

  Tucked within the pages of this romantic novella is a NaNoWriMo pep talk by character Shepherd Knight, bestselling author. Following is what he had to say to a group of WriMos on October 31st waiting for the clock to

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NaNoWriMo – 7 – On Writing

“You can approach the act of writing with nervousness, excitement, hopefulness, or even despair–the sense that you can never completely put on the page what’s in your mind and heart. You can come to the act with your fists clenched

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Counting By 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

“That’s the thing about time. A second can feel like forever if what follows is heartbreak.” ~Willow Chance (character), from Counting By 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan, pp. 350-351. Though this book is written for children (approx grades 6 thru

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Years – Planting by Cinda Thompson

This poem can be found in the anthology “When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple” edited by Sandra Martz. ~~~~~~~~~~ Planting by Cinda Thompson Two Old people work Side by side She wears a hat The old

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Years – Maybe at Eighty? by S. Minanel

This poem can be found in the anthology “When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple” edited by Sandra Martz. ~~~~~~~~~~ Maybe at Eighty? by S. Minanel They say wisdom comes as you age Now I’m in a

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Years – Love at Fifty by Marcia Woodruff

This poem can be found in the anthology “When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple” edited by Sandra Martz. ~~~~~~~~~~ Love at Fifty by Marcia Woodruff We come together shy as virgins with neither beauty nor innocence

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