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The World Needs My Novel (NaNoWriMo)

October 31st, 2018|Blog|

It's October 31. 1) 10,000th round of line-editing on my oldest child's college application (due November 1 for early decision): almost done, sort of 2) Planning stage and preparation for NaNoWriMo: see item 1 first 3) [...]

Perspective

October 24th, 2018|Blog|

Bamboo and morning light on The Morning Trail up Victoria Peak Today on my morning walk up the peak, I altered my route and walked down the trail that I ordinarily only take [...]

Where Does the Story Begin? Aunt Bea

September 5th, 2018|Blog|

I have organized and reorganized my desk. My paperclips are in perfect color-coded order, my pencils are all evenly sharpened and lined up precisely. Until full-day Kindergarten starts (yay!) next week, I still have only [...]

#amwriting

January 26th, 2018|Blog|

I have a virtual drawer of unfinished manuscripts, character sketches, and story outlines. My ‘Recent Project’ list in Scrivener is longer than most pub menus.  Every morning on the walk to school, I repeatedly tell [...]

Book Review: Red Butterfly

January 23rd, 2018|Blog, Books, Kid Lit|

Red Butterfly is a beautiful and heartbreaking story in fluid verse. It is written by A.L. Sonnichsen who lived in Hong Kong as a child and then in China for a period of time as an adult. There [...]

The story behind my new site

December 14th, 2017|Blog|

Welcome to my new blog and my new site. This has been a year of incredible new beginnings. This year, we welcomed a new daughter/sister into our family. And while transitions can be tough, all [...]