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My take on Handwriting Without Tears

Let me preface this by saying we’ve been using the program for a grand total of two days now, so I am subject to change my mind on this at a later time. But I don’t think I will: everything I’ve seen thus far with our new Handwriting Without Tears workbooks has me excited. I…
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Just Write #6 – Everyone Does it!

As a part of my new posting ideas, here is this week’s Just Write Post, participating from DishwaterDreams.com. If you want to see this week’s and others, CLICK HERE. Prompt #7 – Listening In I “listen in” all the time. I even ignore Hubs sometimes to “listen in” on someone else’s conversation. I know it’s…
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Just Write – One Word

As a part of my new posting ideas, here is this week’s Just Write Post, participating from DishwaterDreams.com. If you want to see this week’s and others, CLICK HERE. Writing Prompt #5 – One Word Words are the life of anything that is written. Good writing tries to take those words and get the reader…
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Writing, writing, writing, right?

Ah, writing. A love after my own heart, and, like reading, I strongly believe it’s a love your children will naturally pick up on when they see you engaging in it. We don’t need studies conducted to know that children observe what their parents value and spend time on and follow suit. Whether it’s making…
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Catchup

Right. My brain is still recovering from the whole insane writing bender I went on. Also, I think I need to cut back on the coffee. But EXCITING news: J got motor training. He’s all, “I don’t know, it’s so hard.” And I’m all, “You loser, you always say it’s hard, and then you’re like…
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Things I Learned From Writing A Book

1. Don’t develop a bad habit that helps you write. I read this somewhere along the line…like don’t drink and write, don’t eat and write, don’t do anything and write – otherwise, three weeks and 40,000 words later, you’ll find out you can’t write without said item. *slurp* So true. 2. Make Every Word Count. I…
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54,000 Words.

I finished my book today. By finished, I mean I wrote it for the sixteenth time, got it to the point where I’m happy with it, and need to farm it out to several beta readers. Right now, I have my lovely grammar and editing queen, Sabrina, and my two target age sisters, Hannah and…
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The Beauty of Dreams

This quote touches me in a way that no other quote ever has. My husband and I bought a magnet with this on it during a trip to Sausalito, CA. We were in a giddy mood from all of the great food and wine, and this quote just seemed perfect for our lives at the…
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Writing My First Letter

Mommy has been working with me on tracing the letters of the alphabet for the past week. I surprised her when I was coloring and wrote a big letter D. I was so excited I yelled at Mommy to look at my letter D. I figured that had to be worth a sticker! I got…
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