2017 Is a Fire Rooster Year My post for the calendar New Year was about “animalizing” your writing (that post is here). As most of you know, the Chinese zodiac is a cycle of 12 animal signs. Each year is represented by an animal. So I thought it would be fun to mention the Chinese New … More Three Things Fire Rooster
You may have already seen this post. It is one of a series of monthly guest spots I’ve been doing at The Story Reading Ape’s blog. I’m adding it here to my Motivational section. Since it’s “been done” be sure to visit at the Ape’s tree-house. Just click here. Thriving Thursdays: Adjust Accordingly I was … More Thriving Thursday: Adjust Accordingly
I usually limit myself to one or two posts a week (certainly not 3 in a weekend, as I’ve done now). You see that I had to make an exception for this amazing post from Katzenworld. Tarnegolita at Pet Zoo Shiller gives us a truly fascinating article that is also kindly and mindfully written. Check … More Catkin – What do you think of when you hear this word?
In my novella, The Three Things Serial – a Little 1920s Story, Pip dubs one of her friends “the astronaut man.” That character is Andy Avis and he writes science fiction stories (hence Pip’s nickname for him). He happens to have a gigantic crush on Mona. In the novella, Andy is working on a re-imagining of A … More Three Things Serial Goes to Mars?
My heartfelt thanks to Chris Graham, the one and only Story Reading Ape, for hosting me at his terrific blog on the third Thursday of each month. In order to build my “Motivational” section, I’m posting it this way (rather than the standard re-blog). However, please visit the Ape to leave a comment at the … More Thriving Thursdays: What if I Fall – 1
Welcome everyone. I’m glad the weather does not usually effect our ability to have these virtual visits, but horse-feathers, it’s cold out there! Or at least it is cold for a lot of us. The question of what to wear is answered by “A coat!” Have you guessed that I’m leading into another writing process post? Some people … More What to Wear?
A year ago a very talented chef asked me to share a story at her blog for her blogiversary. That chef was Suzanne at A Pug in the Kitchen. My story was Adelle’s Teapot. We had a great time working together, so I was thrilled when she asked me again for this years blog anniversary (click … More Happy Anniversary & Pip’s Lemon Christmas