Don’t you dare write about me!

May 24, 2021
When someone sits down to dinner with you and the first they they say is "I don't want you to write about this" you know it'll be an interesting evening. "It's what I...

I am not writing about you. Or I am.

October 16, 2020
“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” Every writer I know...

How a calf, 4H and a ranch made her a writer

August 6, 2017
She was raised on a ranch in Alberta and I would have never encountered her in my day to day life. But social media connect us with a broad range of people and...

Letting it all hang out

January 4, 2017
There's good writing advice and there's bad writing advice. So let's talk about that. I know a lot of bloggers and some writers who quote writer Anne LaMott, who...

Toughen up!

September 3, 2015
I was 16 when I had my first professional editor, on a weekly column about my high school in my town's weekly newspaper. I was paid $2 for each column, probably about...

Ignite Your Creativity Writing Workshop

June 16, 2015
Welcome to Ignite Your Creativity: a Workshop for Writers Come in!  Join me in the creative atmosphere of Santa Fe, New Mexico, for a fall weekend writing workshop...

How to find your lost muse

June 10, 2015
This is all about finding your inspiration when you think it's lost.  Because it never is lost, not really. It's just covered up with other stuff, like life, fear,...

Bronzed baby shoes

March 18, 2015
Most babies in the 1950s and maybe longer wore these traditional little white lace-up baby shoes. I love them--they remind me of purity and innocence. They are so...

Word crimes: common errors

January 3, 2015
Hello my darlings, it's me again, the Grammar Bitch, here to help set you straight in the new year. It's been a couple years now since I've taught college classes, and...

Bad judgment by a princess, writer & faux housewife

September 24, 2014
Radziwill is one of those names that used to only resonate with women of our generation. At one time it was the married name of Lee Bouvier, the sister of Jackie Kennedy...

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