Category Archives: Education

How do you go about writing a picture book?

First and foremost, you should have an idea.  And, where on earth do they come from?  I think they’re whispered in my ear.  I’d always wanted to write a picture book, but how?  I knew they were shorter, obviously, than … Continue reading

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Getting Educated on Marketing

By S. J. Brown As a writer there are two things I truly suck at, punctuation and marketing.  One of my New Year’s resolutions was to work on both.  So when an on line course I had been eyeing was … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Why

Post copyright by Doris McCraw We all seem to have the Big Why in our lives. Why did I do this, or that. We tend to beat ourselves up over some mistake. Let’s take a look at the Little Why. … Continue reading

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“Let There Be Light”

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction “We’ll leave the light on for you.” proclaimed Tom Bodet in radio commercials for Motel 6. Remember them? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cVRMGEL5GY “Every Light in the House Is On” written by Kent Robbins and made … Continue reading

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A Wilder Rose by Abbie

This post by Abbie Johnson Taylor   When I was a kid, I read all the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, some of them more than once. To this day, I still remember the names of all the … Continue reading

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Elevation Education by Doris

Post copyright Doris McCraw Ever Envision Entertaining the thought of writing about E? There are a lot of avenues of possibilities. For myself after entertaining the idea of Electricity- Tesla V Edison, I realized I lived at 6,000+ feet above … Continue reading

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Descriptions, From Tell to Show by Cher’ley

This blog by Cher’ley Grogg She swooped into the book store. Her fiery red lipstick matched her bright red dress which fit her like the skin on an apple. She wore too much sky blue, eye shadow and her cheeks … Continue reading

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Cognitive Content of Conferences by Cher’ley

This Blog by Cher’ley Grogg What is the Connitive Content or the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned about my Conference Experiences?  I walk away wiser than I went Meet famous writers Interact with other … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

Post copyright and written by Doris McCraw 2014           So what is the big picture? Thinking of the answer, high school popped up. There we studied “The Bard”. My favorite was “The Scottish Play, (Macbeth)”. I … Continue reading

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To Promote or To Not Promote-That is the Question by Cher’ley

This Blog by Cher’ley Grogg A few more tips about promoting. The Business of Being an Author Even if you’re an accomplished writer, it takes more than a few hundred brilliant manuscript pages to become a successful book author. From … Continue reading

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