NaBloPoMo Day 17 ~ For Them

PromptWhat is the one thing you need to see to feel like your life is complete?That's easy. My children's faces. I've always felt that my purpose here on earth was to have children and to do my part in bringing in the next generation. My boys are still little, but looking at their faces every day gives me life, gives me purpose, and even on the days when there are tears, reminds me every day why I'm here. For them....more

Teaser Tuesday: Lit Like A Candlestick (Fiction)

“Why is it that strip clubs always have the best music?”One of Pink’s songs was blasting through the last dark entrance of one of the many strip clubs we walked passed on Ste. Catherine Street. Delaney’s feet were keeping time with the fading beat of the song so I slowed my pace to match hers....more

#WNDBNaNo 2015: Diverse Characters (October 20, 2015 webcast)

 For anyone interested in diversity writing, you should check out this NaNoWriMo webinar about diverse books featuring I.W. Gregorio (None of the Above), Dhonielle Clayton (Tiny Pretty Things), Miranda Paul (The Recycling Women of Gambia)....more

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Press This: Why Diversity in Children’s Literature Really Matters | Jacob Hood

 Another interesting article about why diversity is important in children’s literature. Click on the link below. Where were the black kids going on thrilling adventures, solving crimes and saving the day that I could identify with? Why couldn’t the black kids also just be kids?Source: Why Diversity in Children’s Literature Really Matters | Jacob Hood...more

NaNoWriMo Friday Fun

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I wish I was a cloud wandering around the skies along with the birds.I could shed my grief in rain.I could smile without a hint of pain. ...more

Don’t Justify Your Love

  During the last Writing 101 course, I found a tiny recurring theme from some new bloggers about why they had stopped writing which included such things as :...more