I’ve dabbled in watercolour paintings in the past but never really stuck with it. You can see my other work here. Now I’m going to dedicate some time to really learning and practicing. Here is what we did Week Two Week 3 Week 4 Advertisements
Here is the video of all the finalists. The award ceremony is November 11. http://www.youtube.com/watch
I’ve been writing a novel for nearly a year. You can read more about that here. I’ve included a couple of excerpts here and here. I’m up to over 42 000 words but I was struggling with naming the book. My working title was a uninspiring “A Home For Peggy.” After writing down dozens of… Read More I’ve Finally Chosen a Title for my Novel
I haven’t written much here lately and I feel a little guilty about that. I’m writing a novel and promoting my memoir Not My Story To Tell and the companion e-book JUSTINE. This takes up much of my time. I’m learning Instagram and taking an online workshop on Pinterest to market my books. I already… Read More Writing and Marketing
Not My Story To Tell has passed the nomination stage for this award. The winners will be announced August 21. I’ll keep you posted.
I admit I’ve been posting sporadically here, and mainly photographs. I’ve been busy writing my novel, yet to be named. The working title is A Home For Peggy. I wrote a little bit about it here. I’d like ideas for a title. I’m 20 000 words into it, and feel I’ve accomplished so much, yet… Read More Did I Mention I’m Writing a Novel?
I’ve discovered an app that keeps track of daily word count and overall word count. It looks encouraging as it breaks down how many words left and the daily words needed to reach your goal. I don’t usually spend money on apps but this one looks great for a little over $8. It’s called Word… Read More Handy Writing App
I got a package in the mail from my union. As many of you know, I retired in October after working with the school board for thirty years. You can read more about how I combined my book launch with my retirement party here. I received this certificate with a monetary gift today.
The people who have already read my memoir, Not My Story To Tell know that many of my experiences raising a daughter who had mental health issues wasn’t easy or fun. It was scary and heartbreaking. That does not mean I became negative or angry, however. The opposite happened. I became more positive in order… Read More Positivity Attracts Positivity
I’ve heard that Instagram is an author’s best social media platform but I really didn’t understand how to use it properly. I took a couple of online workshops and now I really enjoy it. I use an app called Cava which makes the posts the appropriate size. It’s easy to use. Before After