A message from the Rabbit Family which includes one shy bear who thinks he is a rabbit with very short ears: "Never Forget Your Dreams" Please have a wonderful safe holiday and I hope you'll spend a little time thinking about your writing dreams and goals. #writing #dreams #bunny #rabbit #laborday
One of my favorite writing quotes is by the poet Sharon Doubiago. Sharon was was once my mentor for a writing program called Split Rock. Sharon was a genteel, but sometimes hard, taskmaster. She could spread praise like jam on warm bread, but man, she would lean into my writing like no one else. Chastising me when she knew I was pulling my punches, telling me off when my love of metaphors threatened to strangle my work. I always knew the worse was coming when she would start
This blog will be a place to discuss all my multitude of interests, be it the craft of writing, history, books, the quilting arts, cooking or horses.
I am a quilter who is now an author. Act of Grace (Plenary Publishing) is my first novel.
Writing fiction, I have found, is a lot like quilting. You stitch thousands of words together to create an intricate pattern of theme, plot and characterization. Then, one by one, you layer all the pages, to produce what you hope will b