Category Archives: Writing Craft

Nesting *and* Flying the Coop

I have been neglecting my writing in favor of some VIP nesting…my sister and her family have just moved from Iowa City to Ann Arbor so her husband can work with Mike on our new farm endeavor. They have two … Continue reading

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Vintage Advice: Secrets of Charm

Secrets of Charm, by John Robert Powers and Mary Sue Miller Art by Georgia Bloch (John C. Winston Company, 1954) Nota bene: this book deserves several visits. I will spread them out among other vintage advice posts, however, because I … Continue reading

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Retreat! Advance!

I had been hoping to schedule a writing retreat all summer, but between pigs and kids and uncertain vacation plans, it wasn’t coming together. But as we headed (mournfully) into the last couple of weeks before Labor Day, it happened! … Continue reading

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