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November 17, 2016

In order to keep my teaching license, I am required to take (pay for) 6 credit hours before the license expiration date. I haven't left it until the last minute--this time--but am currently in a class right now. Ironically enough, it is all about online software. Woo Hoo! My forte, and relatively easy.

Don't think I'm getting off scot-free, I still having to pay for graduate credit because it has t...

May 22, 2016

There are a lot of different kinds of readers...Wait...What? A reader is a reader...right?

Um. No. And yes. A reader *hopefully* reads our books, so yes. But what authors REALLY need from a reader totally depends upon what kind of reader that person is, so no. Lemme explain.

Readers come to authors in a variety of ways: they know us IRL (in real life), family or friends of ours, word of mouth fr...

September 13, 2015

Being a teacher of writing, who comes into daily contact with less than stellar writers, the single most important thing I teach them is that if they can do a solid outline-thought process, they can blow their essays out of the water. Editing does not begin after you finish writing. It begins before you put your pen on the paper.

I know that sounds a bit odd. But it's true. Even if you are a self...

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