Monthly Archives: December 2011

Is it always a sin to use passive voice in your fiction?

Having sat through many grammar lectures and having proudly displayed Strunk and White on my bookshelf for years, I’ve had passive voice pretty well drilled out of me. Like a lot of folks, I was taught to limit my usage … Continue reading

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Try moving the milk

I am a writer and mom. One of my many talents in my mom role is keeping my house organized and knowing where things are. That’s not to say my house is always tidy, but it’s organized to me. My … Continue reading

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A toddler’s wisdom

My 2yo daughter showed me the straw from her juice box and said, “Look, Mommy.  Seven!”  The way the straw was bent, it did indeed look just like a number seven.  My little girl is so eager to discover new … Continue reading

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A very good day

My time-travel romance, WISHING FOR A HIGHLANDER, finalled in the NOLA STARS (North Louisiana Storytellers and Authors of Romance) Suzannah Contest, I saw my favorite band, Mumford & Sons at the Deck The Hall Ball, and I got … Continue reading

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