To Handwrite or Not

Handwriting seems to be a lost art—or maybe I’ve just lost the art of handwriting. Every time I sit down to write out a greeting card, I...

Make August Productive: Don’t Write

Here are a few of the ways I plan to “write” in August. Try these out for yourself. You might be surprised at how much you’ll achieve...

The Thesaurus: A Writer’s Best Friend

If you don’t already own a good thesaurus, now’s the time to invest in one. A thesaurus isn’t just a useful writing tool; it can turn out...

No Average Writer, No Average E-book

What's different about this book? First of all, it doesn't address every aspect of writing. Instead, No Average Writer points out common...

Writing: The Gift that Keeps On Giving

Do you, like many of us writers, have those days when you wonder why you write? You think maybe all the effort you’re putting into your...

Writing an Acrostic Poem

An acrostic poem is a poem where the first letter of each line spells out a word or phrase (vertically) that the poem describes. Here’s...

Making Friends with Your Public Library

When I moved to Minnesota, I didn’t spend much time at my local public library. I would drop in now and then and check out children’s...