Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another. 


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I have a confession to make.   When I signed on to Twitter for the first time a few months ago, I had no idea what I was doing. I don’t know much about programming, but I consider myself otherwise tech-savvy. When I launched Twitter, though, it was like someone had taken my computer and […]

June 13, 2013

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Watching TV Is Good for Your Writing

Being in a writers’ group is great because: You get feedback on your writing. You practice your editing skills by giving feedback on other people’s writing. You get book and article recommendations from folks as serious about writing as you are.   Today I’m sharing “Six Things Prose Writers Can Learn From Television” by Matt […]

May 21, 2013

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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What a Writer Needs: Humility

Thanks to the new pope, Francis I, variations of the word “humble” have been all over the news the last week. It’s not one that often comes up in popular media, and I imagine that’s largely because the term is misunderstood. But it’s a term that matters, especially for writers looking to make it to […]

March 19, 2013

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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