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His Sister's Soul

Another of my free-write exercises:


The corridor, all checkered tiles and lichen-eaten, crumbling brick walls, was overhung by mist and fog and darkness.

Worthers scanned both directions with eyes wide and wary. 238 more words

Christina Janz

Interview With Kerry O'Malley Cerra: MG Author

I am so pleased to be doing a post with Kerry O’Malley Cerra, the author of the middle grade book, JUST A DROP OF WATER.  What better way to honor Labor Day than to have Kerry talk about the book and freedom. 970 more words


Round Two of Prize Winners: The Daily Post Prizes

First of all, we want to thank you all for supporting our excellent guest bloggers with your comments and encouragement. These authors donated their time and shared their knowledge and we appreciate the numerous shout outs you gave them! 465 more words

People Behind the Story of a Book

Still in Maine.

Still canoeing.

Still reading and writing.

A few years ago I entered one of my manuscripts in the annual Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award… 1,101 more words

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Becoming Australian


Last Wednesday, after 12 wonderful years in this spectacularly beautiful country, I finally became an Australian Citizen. It was an emotional evening for me and my family, I have an Australian husband, two Australian kids and two Australian step kids, and it seemed to mean a lot, even to my littlies, that I was now Australian like them. 91 more words

A Song for Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss (sung to the tune of Neil Young’s “Old Man“)

by Diana Zipeto

Dr. Seuss, when I look at your life
I want to be like you were… 250 more words

Children's Books

#3 Writing Prompt

A group of friends discover an old house in the woods without

any doorways.

Writing Prompts