Today is Marvelous Middle Grade Monday! If you aren't familiar, it's a meme created by author Shannon Messenger (http://ramblingsofawannabescribe.blogspot.com/). A whole buncha bloggers post middle grade novel reviews on Monday, and pop around reading each others' pages and sharing. It's fun!
My post today was a review of The Fourth Stall:
Today I wrote about raising teenagers. http://sallyaroundthebay.com/2012/06/manual-to-raising-kids/
I'm giving away the books I read about parenting teenagers. I'm done! ;-) Now to parent adultlets: people usually between the ages of 18-25 who think they are adults but still rely on their parents for financial and emotional support.
Today I shared pages from my sketch book!
I LOVE peeking in other people's journals or sketchbooks, so I decided to cough up a few pages of my own. Although it feels very revealing :)
I just found out my mitochondrial haplotype, u5b2c. this DNA links me to my great-great (hundreds if not thousands of greats) foremother and links my children and grandchildren into the thousands of future greats into the future.
Taking the most frequently used words on your blog or Twitter account and making them into a word picture.
Getting back to my blog after taking a few months off...
What influences your writing? Books you love? Authors you are currently reading?
The spawn is gone at summer camp. Yippee skippy! Wanna know what freedom really means? http://bit.ly/LthNqT
Happy 4th of July, everyone! Tell me what it means to you this week
Today I discuss an awesome program I found where writers can offer their ebooks for free to soldiers:
I am exploring the writer's seven deadly sins, come add yours.
I wrote about finding my own Independence and taking charge of myself (in writing). http://sallyaroundthebay.com/2012/07/taking-charge-of-myself/
I wrote about the 4th (Independence day in the US) and how it, independence or the quest there of, relates to A. raising Children and B. becoming a writer. I write two blogs - one for fun and the other for the craft of writing.
http://michelleziegler.wordpress.com/ <for the writer
http://holycowmoment.blogspot.com/ <for the mom in all of us