Monthly Archives: October 2011

Looking for a Cool Monster Costume?

My computer died almost two weeks ago. Dr. Techiestein brought it back to life just in time for Halloween! So here’s a tricky treat for anyone looking for a winning monster costume. I would have posted this sooner, but dead … Continue reading

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My Computer Died

Hello Friends. I’m super bummed because my computer died on me yesterday, so I don’t know how long it will take to get it fixed. Figures, right before Halloween when I had some fun posts planned. This backup computer is … Continue reading

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My Choices in Publishing

“The future ain’t what it used to be.”  ~Yogi Berra If only a peek into a crystal ball could tell us which road to take. A group of children’s writers had some interesting discussions via email about traditional publishing vs. … Continue reading

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Heard Any Good Jokes Lately?

I love to laugh and be as nutty as a numb skull. Humor is subjective, and different types of humor appeal to different people. But laughter and its benefits are universal. Last year on our way to Ghost Walk, a … Continue reading

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Blog Hop

This is a bloggity hop!  Welcome, friends, both new and old!  Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.  ~Aristotle I’m looking forward to getting to know all of you. Today I’m participating in … Continue reading

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Another Cyber Sucker Punch

I’ve been sucker punched. Again. Yep, and I did it to myself. Not funny.  Computer glitch meltdowns fry and refry my brain. There’s a definite disconnect in my gray matter when it comes to technology. Even simple changes often cause a … Continue reading

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How Do You Cook Up Suspense?

Teachers, Home-schoolers, Writers, KIDS –  Here’s a Spooklicious Creative Writing Lesson For You! The Literary Witches of Craggy Cove: Frizzelda (Maria Cisneros Toth) and Batsey (Kathryn Sant) COOKING UP SUSPENSE! One of my Monster Moon co-authors, Maria Toth, called me … Continue reading

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