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Family Meditation Retreat
I want my kids to find their own way in the world, to explore different beliefs and decide what they want to put their faith in.
How to Handle Rejection
If you’re not getting rejected, you’re not putting yourself out there enough. Here’s how to handle rejection like a grown up.
Potential Titles for Novel #2
After a solid week of banging my head against my desk, I have a few contenders for the title of […]
Grammar Be Damned
Storytelling and grammar are different skill sets. Know your strengths, study up, and never let anybody tell you that you can’t be a writer.
On Sunday morning I took the dogs for a nice long walk and left my phone at home, testing my new motto, Solvitur Ambulando, and it worked.
Recording myself reading my manuscript out loud, I found SO many little things that needed fixing. It was totally worth the effort.
Editing is always easier when you have a box of chocolates at your elbow. This is something my husband understands, bless him.
This morning I finished the final draft of my second novel. It’s done. I think. Or mostly done. So why don’t I feel like celebrating?
Books by Alexa
I have to give Alexa credit for her taste/algorithmic accuracy. I actually really liked everything she recommended.