Every so often, Drake and I will post little tidbits about the things we think, books and short stories we've read and listened to, and tips and tricks about our writing process and other informational and emotional stuff.
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The Writing Hermitage
My Six-Step Approach To A Writing Hermitage 2023
The Road Not Nearly Traveled Enough: Writing Hermitage 2021
Writing Craft Thingies
The Why Of My Book Obsession
Ten Sacred Words
A Tribute To Kate McNeil
Editors Protect The Rush
Theatre and Book Festivals; Kissing Cousins
Validate Reading... No Matter How You Choose To Do It!
An Author's Flight Plan
The Sphere of Story
The Power of The Pen! Community Service and the Written Word
Tears In The Reader... and A Moment of Wow
Indie Publishing: Is There Too Much Too Lose?
The State of Returns... We Should Be Sharing The Risk
Who Is In Your Tribe?
What If They Erased Pooh?
A Ship In A Harbor Is Safe... But
An Open Letter To The Publishing Bigots* of the World
Three Wishes: My Encounter with a Book Genie
Memorable Books From Childhood
A New Year... A New Planner
Birthday Reflections 2019
Indie Reads TV Begins
Reflections On My Time In A Bookshop
Be Prepared... Scar Wasn't Kidding
Finding The Right Key... A Perspective On Rejection
I Love The English Language... But...
Things That Make Life Worth Living
#1 Josh White Jr.
#2 Snuggly Puppies
#3 Writing and Books
#4 Bacon Stuffed Waffles
#5 Carmina Burana
#6 Cheese Fondue
#7 Giving Gifts Just Because
#8 Ausie Cheese Fries
#9 A Tiny Cabin In The Forest
#10 Kenny Loggins' Music
#11 Hot Cocoa
#12 Jim Henson and Kermit The Frog
Indie Authors & Their Books and Thingies
Traditional Author Book Review Thingies
Book Festival Thingies
The Ice Cream Party... Or, How Not To Organize A Writer's Retreat
Back In The Saddle... Literally.
Three Virtual Book Festivals: A Retrospective
Three Very Different Indie Bookshops
Women Who Write Book Festival 2019
Sterling Fest Author Signing 2019
The Pasta Dinner (2019 Indie Book Fest)
Greater Rochester Heritage Days
Rochester Writers' Spring Conference
Carpathia Club Easter Festival
Shipshewana On The Road: Birch Run
Leon & Lulu Spring 2019