One True Way, Shannon Hitchcock, Uncategorized

One True Way — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: "Anyone who says he wants to be a writer and isn't writing, doesn't." ~ Ernest Hemingway ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I haven’t seen anything on this topic before — writer envy. I know I suffer from this sometimes. Anyway, check the article out HERE from The Writer Magazine. We… Continue reading One True Way — Review & Giveaway

#MGGetsReal, Brendan Kiely, Giveaway, Gretchen Olsen, Jason Reynolds, Joyce M. Hostetter, Kathy Burkinshaw, Kathy Wiechman, Kerry Cerra, Sandra Dutton, Shannon Hitchcock, Shannon Wiersbitzky

More #MGGetsReal and a Fabulous GIVEAWAY!!!

Thought for the Day:“All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself.” ~ Chuck Close, painter ~Gifts for My Writer Friends:My blogging buddy Greg Pattridge from Always in the Middle was kind enough to forward a link all about writing body language. He found useful and so do I, so I will… Continue reading More #MGGetsReal and a Fabulous GIVEAWAY!!!

Children's Writing, Joyce Moyer Hostetter, Kathleen Burkinshaw, Middle Grade Books, Shannon Hitchcock, Shannon Wiersbitzky, Writing

A Visit from Shannon Wiersbitzky

Thought for the Day:“Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us.”  ~ Paul Theroux ~Gifts for My Writer Friends:Getting the details right is so important. HERE are some good resources and tips from Marianne Knowles at Writers’ Rumpus to help you out. Janice Hardy always has important posts. This is no exception. HERE she… Continue reading A Visit from Shannon Wiersbitzky

Book Giveaway, Book Reviews, Children's Writing, Lost in the Sun, Ruby Lee and Me, Shannon Hitchcock

Lost in the Sun — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day:“A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others.” ~ William Faulkner ~Gifts for My Writer Friends:Janice Hardy has a guest post by James Tuck on her Fiction University blog HERE that will give you tips… Continue reading Lost in the Sun — Review and Giveaway

Big Top Burning, book review, Children's Writing, Laura A. Woollett, Ruby Lee and Me, San Francisco Book Review, Shannon Hitchcock

Ruby Lee and Me — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day:“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”~ Jack Kerouac ~Gifts for My Writer Friends:K. M. Weiland has a very good post HERE on avoiding the deadly anticlimactic ending. Check it out. Janice Hardy will help you avoid too much backstory with her post HERE. Kim van Alkemade has… Continue reading Ruby Lee and Me — Review and Giveaway

Book Giveaway, Cowboy Up!, Nancy Bo Flood, picture book review, Shannon Hitchcock, The Ballad of Jessie Pearl, Timothy Young

Shadows on My Wall — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” ~ Albert Einstein ~Gifts for My Writer Friends: Nancy Stewart posted some fascinating, albeit a little scary, information about how much people read by country. Click… Continue reading Shadows on My Wall — Review and Giveaway

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The Ballad of Jessie Pearl Review and Giveaway

Thought for the day: “You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.” ~ James M. BarrieA gift for my writer friends: Here are a couple of links I think you will find valuable.Great post on how to reconnect… Continue reading The Ballad of Jessie Pearl Review and Giveaway