Autumn Rain

Writing, Editing and the Sounds of Autumn Rain

WRITING, EDITING AND THE AUTUMN RAIN! White Trumpet flowers covered with raindrops on a wet almost autumn day, a perfect day for immersing myself in editing my novel “Heart Seasons: The Rainbow Revelation.” I’m sitting in my office with the window wide open, listening to the peaceful sounds of the soft rain. It’s both comforting and inspiring and makes the process even more enjoyable. I love editing as much as I … Continue reading Writing, Editing and the Sounds of Autumn Rain

Baby Mums

It Feels Like Fall In The Air And The Writing Is Easy!!

OVERNIGHT IT FEELS LIKE FALL IS IN THE AIR AND THE WRITING’S BEEN EASY!! Mums are a sure sign that “Fall” is on the way and I’m looking forward to it. I have always enjoyed living in a part of the country where we experience definite seasons, because as soon as I get bored with one season another one is around the corner. It seems like we literally went … Continue reading It Feels Like Fall In The Air And The Writing Is Easy!!

Heart Seasons Cover Hearts

Lunch With Authors: What’s It Like To Be An Indie Author?

INDIE PUBLISHING EASY WITH KINDLE DIRECT PUBLISHING AND CREATESPACE!! How simple is it to be an indie author? KDP authors Ally Nathaniel and Carole P. Roman discuss. Independently publish with Kindle Direct Publishing-KDP to reach millions of readers. CreateSpace provides free tools to help you self-publish and distribute your books. Get stared publishing with CreateSpace now. COMING SOON!! Continue reading Lunch With Authors: What’s It Like To Be An Indie Author?

The World Runs on Stories

Short and Sweet Advice for Writers: Remember. The World Runs on Stories.

THE WORLD RUNS ON STORIES! By Jamie Lee Wallace: I have yet to meet a writer who doesn’t routinely doubt the sanity of writing. Despite realizing that writing is an inextricable part of our identity, we can’t help but question its use… View Original Post: Short and Sweet Advice for Writers: Remember. The World Runs on Stories. THE WORD “STORY” IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE WORDS! Continue reading Short and Sweet Advice for Writers: Remember. The World Runs on Stories.

The Sunflower and the Bees

Sunflowers, Honey Bees and the Hot Days of Summer!

THE SUNFLOWER AND THE HONEY BEES AND THE HOT DAYS OF SUMMER! One of the benefits of the hot days of summer is that when it’s 100 degrees outside it’s much easier to stay indoors and just write, write, write!! Here in the Pacific Northwest we’ve been experiencing a string of extremely hot days and it’s a little too much for me to endure being outdoors for very long. But the honey … Continue reading Sunflowers, Honey Bees and the Hot Days of Summer!

Freezer Pantry Goodies for Quick Real Food Meals

Freezer Pantry Breakfast Staples for Quick Real Food Meals

BREAKFAST STAPLES TO KEEP IN YOUR FREEZER FOR QUICK REAL FOOD MEALS! Easy Real Food Meals depend on well-stocked pantries. And my freezer pantry is just as important as my regular kitchen pantry for whipping up nutritious meals quickly. Protein can be the most time-consuming ingredient to prepare when it comes to putting together a wholesome meal. So, my freezer always has several servings of chicken breakfast sausage ready … Continue reading Freezer Pantry Breakfast Staples for Quick Real Food Meals

Adverb Problems

The Adverb Problem and Why Authors Should Care

THE ROLE OF ADVERBS IN FICTION WRITING? By Gary Smailes: In this article I will set out to explain why so many famous authors (Stephen King being perhaps the most vocal) warn other authors against the use of adverbs. In fact, King’… View Original Post: The Adverb Problem and Why Authors Should Care Posted On: A Writer’s Path GREAT INFORMATION I PUT TO WORK IMMEDIATELY!! Continue reading The Adverb Problem and Why Authors Should Care

The Sun Sets on Another Day

The Sun Sets on Another Day of Writing! Sigh!

THE DAZZLING SUN SETS ON ANOTHER TREASURED DAY OF WRITING! Each day that passes is another day closer to the release of my new novel “Heart Seasons” and is also another day of writing that is gone!! And those days are so, so precious! But the good news is, I control the release date of my books since I’m an independent publisher. This makes it easier for me to focus on … Continue reading The Sun Sets on Another Day of Writing! Sigh!

Essential Kitchen Tools for Healthy Eating

Our Top 5 Essential Kitchen Tools For Healthy Eating | Food Matters

HELPFUL KITCHEN TOOLS FOR EATING HEALTIER REAL FOOD MEALS! From Food Matters: The key to vitality and spring-in-your-step sparkling health is really very simple. It all starts with cooking wholesome, fresh and nutritious foods. That said, putting this into practice does not … View Original Post: Our Top 5 Essential Kitchen Tools For Healthy Eating | Food Matters Continue reading Our Top 5 Essential Kitchen Tools For Healthy Eating | Food Matters