Have you ever?

Have you ever? Yelled at your children for no reason other than that they were annoying you? Have you ever? Said some thing to someone because you knew it would hurt their feelings? Have you ever? Felt like a total outcast for no other reason than that you allowed yourself to? Have you ever? Done […]

An Unexpected Conversation…

Surprisingly, this conversation just sort of fell into my lap after reading Mama Kat’s writing prompts this week. It went something like this: Child: “Mom. Do you want to know something that happened at school today for real?” Me: “What?” Child: “Michael (and by the way, that’s not really his name.  I changed it for […]

Sage Advice for Writer’s Workshop

Before I got married, I had a bridal shower. Or two. At both showers the hostesses asked the guests to write down pieces of advice to help me on my newest path in life. I wish I still had the pages handy so I could write down verbatim what they said. But, they contained advice […]

Writer’s Workshop-My “Elevator Pitch”

Have you ever heard of an elevator pitch?  Basically, it’s “an overview of an idea for a product, service, or project. The name reflects the fact that an elevator pitch can be delivered in the time span of an elevator ride (for example, thirty seconds or 100-150 words).”  Darren from Probloggerwrote an excellent article about […]