Believe in Yourself
Inspiration

Believe in Yourself

If I could give new writers any advice, it would be to believe in yourself. I didn’t, and it cost me decades of time I could have been writing. Other people in my life believed in me. When I turned sixteen, Dad gave me a book on writing. Don, my husband, lovingly badgered me to write throughout…

What Happens When Writers Get Together
Craft of Writing

What Happens When Writers Get Together

Recently I remembered a pivotal moment that occurred at a small writer’s gathering I attended in my early, fledgling writing career. I was a few chapters into my first book entitled HOMELIFE: The Key to Your Child’s Success in School. I didn’t have an agent or any connections in the publishing industry, nor even a…