Learning Lines

Investigating New Territory Through The World of Writing

Draft 7 and 8

Draft 7 and 8 are complete of my novel for middle readers.  I don’t know what that means other than feeling much closer to sending in to a publisher.  I … Continue reading

January 19, 2011 · 1 Comment


Friends.  We are all so lucky to have them.  A good friend is versatile.  She understands the different moods of you.  Together, the two of you create something new.  It … Continue reading

January 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

I Should Be Washing the Dishes: To Amy

I can hear my girls’ voices Through the heating vent in my office Even though they are two floors away They  laugh about God knows what.   The freezing dark … Continue reading

January 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

Writing and Reading Rant

It seems for the last few weeks there has been a reading/writing drought going on.  I continue to try and push myself forward as a reader and writer.  Yet, the … Continue reading

November 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

Chapter 2

2. Landmarks Descending the long hill into the wide valley, our ears popped.  Marin forced a yawn to clear the pressure.  This made me yawn, too. I knew it wouldn’t … Continue reading

October 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

I need your young daughters to give me feedback about my writing for a book

With my last post, I pretty much hit bottom.  I think I said it best when I realized the reason I couldn’t find something to write about was because I … Continue reading

October 19, 2010 · Leave a comment