Storytelling, Uncategorized, Writer's Life, Writing, Writing Inspiration, Writing Tips

Purple Hedgehogs Can Be Villains, Too

I hope this weekend finds you all well, Readers and Writers! Today, I am busily compiling my annual Father's Day collaborative writing project. I wrote about this annual event three years ago in one of my very first blog posts, "Purple Hedgehogs Can be Villians, Too." The kids are older, but the writing adventure hasn't… Continue reading Purple Hedgehogs Can Be Villains, Too

Life, Storytelling, Uncategorized, Writing Inspiration

Purple Hedgehogs Can Be Villains Too

Can Father's Day be next weekend already? Last year I wrote this post to tell the story of the writing project my children and I always embark on for the holiday, and to share some thoughts on creativity. I thought I'd share it again, as we will be off on this same journey this week.… Continue reading Purple Hedgehogs Can Be Villains Too

Deepest Fears, Uncategorized, Writing Inspiration

My Panic Prologue: How I Mangled My Novel’s Beginning Several Times

    "Start in the action." I stared at the screen, my confidence plummeting. My past experience teaching creative writing to elementary school students only went so far when attempting to write a novel, so I'd been brushing up my writing craft. As you may have guessed from the title of my site, my time is… Continue reading My Panic Prologue: How I Mangled My Novel’s Beginning Several Times

Storytelling, Uncategorized

Purple Hedgehogs Can Be Villains Too

I’ve just completed my annual collaborative writing project! For the past five years, my children and I have assembled a comic book to present to their Daddy for Father’s Day. They are the stars, acting as themselves and their alter egos, “The Super Kids!” It’s been a journey. This started with one little 3 year… Continue reading Purple Hedgehogs Can Be Villains Too