Revision Tips from Pat Zietlow Miller

Revision Tips from Pat Zietlow Miller

Before I share a few things I learned in a seminar from Pat, I want to encourage you to keep your eyes open for free online writing seminars. Sure, some of them will have minimal content and are mostly just a segway to try to sell you something else, but I have also...
Quilt Picture Books

Quilt Picture Books

I come from a long line of quilters and blanket makers. In fact, I still have the blanket my grandma made for me when I was a baby. I Started Quilting in High School My mom and older sister taught me the basics of sewing. Then I took a sewing class in high school....
Time to Rhyme???

Time to Rhyme???

One of the most frequent topics discussed in writing conferences is writing in rhyme. Some people say “DO NOT WRITE IN RHYME!!! You will have a terrible time selling your manuscript.” Others say “Rhyming books are making a comeback!” Still,...
Writing Through Tough Times

Writing Through Tough Times

This is a topic that has been on my mind for the past several days. Over the past year, life has been extra challenging as my 10-year-old daughter battled an eating disorder. In May things went from bad to worse when she began to restrict water and liquids and ended...
Train Picture Books

Train Picture Books

There are SO MANY great picture books about trains! I had a blast going through a large pile from the library. Here are my FAVORITE picks. Old and New. Choo Choo! TWO LITTLE TRAINS by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon. Published by...