Tag Archives: Blog Series

You Vote: What Was Your Favourite Writing Song of 1-10?

Today’s Writing Song blog series has posted the first 10 songs and will now take a break. Below is the playlist and a poll so you can tell me which songs you liked best. The poll will be open for … Continue reading

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Pt. 1: Writing for Meaning, Reading for Comprehension

Over the next several posts, I’ll be doing a 5-part miniseries that threads together writing, reading, and education/curriculum. Today’s initial post is on writing, reading, and comprehension. Writing Three questions an author or writing student should ask when deciding what … Continue reading

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Day 23: Today’s Christmas Song

Today’s post is the first of doubled-up songs as we head into Christmas. Song one is the classic Do You Hear What I Hear? sung by Anne Murray. Our school choir learned this song when I was in grade 8 … Continue reading

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Plot Twist: From Seeker of Badge to NaNo Rebel

Words in the Dark: Post 6 NaNoWriMo is a nail-biter all month, because if more than one thing goes wrong, the whole month’s project can be derailed. Suffice it to say my NaNo project this year has been derailed due … Continue reading

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Pantsing and Planning Can Be a Sliding Scale

Snippets of an Author’s Life: Post 12 In novel writing, I’m not a meticulous planner at the outset; rather, a concept drafter. Once I know where the story is going and how it ends–like connecting two points, the problem (A) … Continue reading

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