I love my Mamas!
Sunday, November 11th was our monthly Scribbles & Sips event at the O’Hanlon Center for the Arts. We had a good group—about 16 Mamas turned out to hear Rachel Sarah discuss the challenges of putting our loved ones on the printed page. We also snatched up copies of Rachel’s book …Continue
“This is me in the rain and I’m smiling,” my five-year-old says about the stick figure with blue circles for eyes and red circles for hands.
“And this is Grandpa in the place that dead people go. And he’s underground. This is his tombstone.” She points to a little orange rectangle. A double arrow connects the little orange rectangle to a big, smiling stick figure in a big brown rectangle. There are crosses on either side of Grandpa’s head.
Thinking inside my…Continue
Nine months ago my writing group said, “Hey! Let’s publish an anthology of our essays!”
Eight months ago we found an agent who said, “I can help you do that.”
Seven months ago we put out a call for submissions and set a deadline for the first drafts. We planned to self-publish something by the end of the year.
Four months ago we broke into groups and exchanged feedback on our work and set a deadline for second drafts,…Continue