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BlogMash: Strong Daughters, Reading & NaNoWriMo
While I’m off traveling once more (to Oregon for a visit with my mother, this time), I’ve collected some cool stuff for you to read until I manage the next installment of our Irish adventure: *** We can teach our kids to be strong and stand up for themselves, but what about when they’re facing an authority figure? Here’s Carissa Rogers on raising strong daughters. *** Myndi Shafer shares a heartbreaking post about the repercussions of calling someone fat. And we should all shut up and quit asking women when their is due unless they’ve announced it publicly. *** Jenny Lussier sheds some insight on where she would be without books and reading. What would your life look like? *** For a follow-on, Pragmatic Mom (aka Mia Wenjen) has some great tips for encouraging kids to read. *** If you’re a writer considering plotting vs. flying by the seat of … Continue reading
Posted in Blog Mashups Tagged blog mashup, Blogging, Jennier Jensen, NaNo, NaNoWriMo, Plot, Reading 3 Comments
Roaming the Blogosphere: Writing & Publishing Tips
I’m between school semesters, so of course the blogs that shouted “Bookmark me!” this month were almost all on focused on writing, publishing and/or marketing a book. Here are a few of the posts I bookmarked, starting with some humor: Nick Cross shares definitions of syndromes we writers tend to succumb to. Read NOW if you’re in need of a laugh! I’ve just discovered that The Creative Penn has podcasts! (Okay, okay, I know I’m a little slow on the uptake.) Here’s a great one on characters by Roz Morris. There’s also a link to a long list of previous podcasts – great for exercise walks! Margie Lawson from Writers in the Storm has a great post about “What’s the Visual?” She uses that one phrase to get the show-don’t-tell point across – complete with examples from her students’ work. Even if you’re pretty good at showing already, it’s well … Continue reading
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