This Morning_Writer, Leave the Dark

This Morning_Writer, Leave the Dark

The children are napping. The room is still. I have just finished rewriting another chapter in a middle grade novel. I have not sold one middle grade novel yet. I have written three since graduating from my creative writing program, but have not been able to convince...
This Morning_Hope & Beauty

This Morning_Hope & Beauty

Like many writers, I think I’m so much better than I actually am. The funny thing about writing is that we writers love our own work more than anyone else. We are like little peacocks asking everyone to admire our shabby plumes. And the sad reality is that not...
This Morning_When Faith Whispers

This Morning_When Faith Whispers

The word “Faith” has been reverberating in my heart for the last two weeks. I heard back from my agent the other week. She said I needed to work on the novel I submitted. Her remarks and advice were no different than what any editor or agent give another...