Waste Not Want Not #scraps #frugal #reusablerefuse #awriterslife

In these days of a bad economy, tight budgets, more families having to live together or help each other, jobs cutting hours or not giving full time, we all have to stretch what money you have. If you have a big family and have to…

Writing With a Partner @DeeSKnight #collaboration #teamwork #awriterslife

I’ve been writing fiction for a few years now. For the most part, I’ve found the process to be a solitary activity. My day often runs something like this: I sit at the computer, I type a few lines. I check e-mail (“Oh, look! I…

Happy Birthday Grandies #family #celebrations #cutepics

This week Menu Planning Monday is pre-empted by birthday fun. I have still been sick and I haven’t been cooking a lot of home-cooked meals. Hubby has been helping out some with that. (Thank you eggs, and canned soups, and chili). Last Monday was Grandie…

Who or What’s Behind the Wheel #plot-driven #characterdriven #awriterslife

Last week I talked about plot bunnies, if you missed it and want to catch up you can find it here…chasing-plot-bunnies-plots-awriterslife-wheredidthatideacomefrom In that article I mentioned that most of my stories are character based. Aren’t all stories? I mean they all have to have good…

Whose Voice is That? #POV #Voice #awriterslife

When it comes to writing there is a lot to consider. There is so much more than putting a story on paper. This week I am going to talk about voice, and no not the singing show, though I love that! Every author has a…