Summer Sabbaticals

Sabbatical–that’s the Word of the Day on Dictionary.com.  “Any extended period of leave from one’s customary work, especially for rest, to acquire new skills or training, etc.” Extended, of course, is a relative term. Since Summer is when I wrap up my busiest season at work, I can only extend myself one day off–but today’s [...]

Summer Excursion

Summer is a time for going new places and trying new things. The entire publishing industry is “going new places” these days as many writers try new things– E-Books! In the next few weeks, we’ll take a closer look at these changes and give you some tips in case you’d like to dive in yourself. [...]

Writing Lesson 2.36 – Mea Culpa

First order of business, an apology from me. I expected to have contest finalists announced by now and critiques returned, but have fallen woefully behind in that goal. The fault is entirely mine. Please continue to give grace, and hopefully I’ll be able to post the results soon.   Having said that, this may be [...]

Writing Lesson 2.35 – Wasting Time?

Summer is here! It’s tempting to sleep late, play games, watch TV, or waste yourself in your favorite way. I can relate. I’m not the person to talk to you about time management. Well, maybe I am since it’s a problem for me. I frequently get lost on the Internet or in emails. Time can [...]