Becoming A Novelist (featuring a salute to Nanowrimo)

I took a leave of absence from my teaching gig to write my first novel.  At the time I was burnt out on teaching, but at least when I was teaching I knew what I was doing.  I didn’t know how to write a novel, but I started writing anyway.  It took about five months … Continue reading Becoming A Novelist (featuring a salute to Nanowrimo)

My Writing Life

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MARCH 21, 2013 I want to share some books that have enriched my writing over the years.  I would recommend these books to all writers.  And for teachers of writing—no matter how young your students—these books may also be helpful. FOR HELP WITH PROCESS AND INSPIRATION Writing the Natural Way, by Gabriele Lusser … Continue reading My Writing Life