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Monthly Archives: November 2007
At the computer for an hour now checking the web and my email. How much time CAN I waste? Good googa-moogas woman, get to work on that novel! Edited at 10:36 I’m working, I’m working. 5850 / 30000 words. 20% … Continue reading
From the “classes, retreats and workshops” file today… Jo Lloyd, the Program Assistant of the Highlights Foundation sent me this information to post. Also check out the other great Foundation workshops. The Highlights folks treat you like royalty so that … Continue reading
What I should be doing is writing. What I am doing is catching up on my lj friends. Such exciting things going on: conferences, arcs, nominations, new books. (Starting to feel pretty outclassed, folks.) I have five more days on … Continue reading
Right on Hank! Less stuff more love. No packaging or waste. No pollution. Okay, I do have a wish list of books at Amazon though.
5,119 / 30,000(17.1%) My butt hurts but I’m really happy. Could it be that I’ve gone to enough conferences, retreats and workshops that I actually know what to do here?
3,233 / 30,000(10.8%)
It’s Children’s Book Week! Here’s a quick book craft project you may want to try.Magnetic Book MarkYou will need:1. Strip of card stock or index card 2. Two thin magnets that stick together (opposites attract)3. Crafty supplies for decorating, ink … Continue reading
I haven’t been posting much because I’ve been totally engrossed in the book Mao’s Last Dancer, suggested to me by an interviewee for my current non-fiction project. The book is due back to the library on Monday so here are … Continue reading
That is my huge sigh of relief. The Fall Folio Feast went well despite the impending storm remnants from Hurricane Noel. Chris Van Dusen gave a wonderful speech. He spoke about his experience in the illustration business and then took … Continue reading
Writing declines sucks as much as getting them.