Writers: Tortured Souls

Sometimes I wonder if we writers are simply a collection of tortured souls agonizing to get our stories out. It seems to me that writers, the really good ones anyway,…

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Textbooks or Digital?

The use of textbooks in classrooms is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Instead, in many classrooms, each child has their own laptop computer with digital textbooks downloaded. Pros…

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Wordsmith

I am a self-proclaimed wordsmith. I love words. I do. I'm a word-a-holic. I love the way a good word feels when it slips off my tongue. I love getting…

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Writing Mumbo Jumbo

Before I began teaching writing, I was a writer. I was immersed daily in the lives of my characters and the world of shopping my manuscript. I was an active…

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My Reading Dilemma

Here's my reading dilemma: Once I begin a book, I cannot stop - even if it is REALLY, REALLY bad!Does anyone else have this problem?Last night I got all the…

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