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I have travelled from the rural community of Arctic Bay to the Appalachian hills of Kentucky, continually seeking new ideas from the people I meet. I am , primarily, a writer, but I have been a rancher, public health nurse, researcher and a university teacher. I enjoy talking to writers who look for inspiration and tips about writing. The world of social meda allows us all more exciting exchanges between writers and readers. You are invited to participate on my website.

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Plans Change

Plans Change

My publishers are delighted with “Writing for Children and Young Adults,” so pleased that they want to put it out in a hard copy AND an e-book. Great news. This means they will be releasing both books in the fall 2016 and not just the e-book…

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The Details Make the Difference

The Details Make the Difference

One of the joys of producing a book about writing, Writing for Children and Young Adults, Self-Counsel Press,  is the continual contact I get with authors. Experienced authors contact me to talk about writing; new authors contact me to learn more. They all have an enthusiasm for expressing themselves, telling stories, pushing…

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Book Release Feb 15th

Book Release Feb 15th

Writing for Children and Teens with Self-Counsel Press will be released Feb. 15, 2016. I’ll post the cover when I get it. I’ve update writing information and added the contemporary ideas that are bombarding me everyday from the Internet to this new edition. The writing and publishing world…

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From the nest

From the nest

It does seems as though I have been sitting in a nest at the top of a tree, isolated from the world, but I’ve been writing–responding to editors for the most part. I have two nonfiction books coming out this spring Writing for Children and Young Adults (3d…

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This week’s writing

This week’s writing

  This is the view I had from my bedroom window this morning. It was too nice a day to stay inside in spite of the cold.  The writing is going well. The third in the Dr. MacNab Mystery Series is moving along. No one…

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