7 Things Your Support Network Needs to Hear

It’s me, Colonel Shifty again! (You lucky ducks.) Last week I counseled Support Network Personnel in the things their writers need to hear. This week, the message is for writers. What does your Support Network need from you? Now, I know writers are inherently selfish (at least, one in particular that I know well). However, … Continue reading

The No-Nap Blues

The No-Nap Blues: I’m singin’ ’em. Yesterday, I, the Ever-Suffering Mother, sat through an hour of listening to my child whine in the next room. “I don’t want to sleep. Let me up. Let me up!” (As if I were physically holding her down on the bed. However, if she’s going to continue believing herself … Continue reading

It’s a Disease

A Friday Free-for-All Entry One thing that I love about reading Janet Evanovich and Sarah Dessen is the food. All kinds of snack food–everything you can dream of. Donuts are practically their own character in Evanovich’s books, as well as fried chicken and pineapple upside-down cake. And the teens in Dessen’s novels are constantly guzzling … Continue reading

Mood Enhancers that Do Not Come in Capsule Form

1. ice cream–the ultimate comfort food 2. learning that my mother is bffs with an editor at a big-time publishing company (I can’t speak from experience here, but I know this would cheer me up) 3. Clarkie, my cat 4. Sarah Dessen’s novels This Lullaby and The Truth About Forever 5. Pride and Prejudice on … Continue reading

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