Why the BIC method of writing is bad for me

I was pondering what to write for this blog post.  Some advice I’d heard when you are unsure what to write — just put your butt in the chair and write.  There’s a cute acronym that goes along with that … Keep Reading…

Fortune Cookies and Writing

fortune cookie n. A cookie made from a thin layer of dough folded and baked around a slip of paper bearing a prediction of fortune or a maxim.  Definition courtesy of The Free Dictionary and The American Heritage® Dictionary of … Keep Reading…

Word Clouding

I loved creating collages as a kid.  Going through magazines or catalogs to find pictures and words.  Picking out the right color of construction paper, so my treasured finds would be visible.  Glueing the little pieces of paper.  Then hoping my masterpiece didn’t curl … Keep Reading…

Writing is an Art

Every month, I take at least one writing workshop so I can add more tools to my Writer’s Toolbox.   After all, one can’t just sit down, write a book and then voila, it’s a publishable piece of work.  In actuality … Keep Reading…

Meeting Simone Elkeles

I had the wonderful opportunity to meet Simone Elkeles, and NY Times bestselling author of Perfect Chemistry      and Rules of Attraction    and… well I could list all her titles, but why don’t you just go check out her … Keep Reading…

Friday Morning Rambling

Friday is one of my favorite days of the week. There’s a circular reference with the name… Fri-day – as in French Fries, my favorite food. French – the language spoken in my favorite city – Paris. Paris – also … Keep Reading…