Not so blank, now…

“You can’t edit a blank page.” If you’re a writer, it is very possible that someone has tossed this phrase your way. It may seem particularly unhelpful when you’re stuck in a paragraph, chapter…. Or a rut. But it’s true, nevertheless. This is why we have FIRST drafts. (Even if the first draft is ofContinue reading “Not so blank, now…”

Giving is Exciting

For many children, one of the chief joys of Christmas is receiving a present or two under a tree or wherever such presents go in their home. Sometimes, wrapped gifts make an appearance early and eager eyes and minds try to decipher what the wrapping could be hiding. Other times, nothing appears until Christmas morning,Continue reading “Giving is Exciting”