NANOWRIMO, HERE I COME

As a follow up to my blog of Oct. 12 when I was on the fence whether to take the NaNoWriMo challenge this year or not, I came up with my decision at the last minute, last night at midnight. With three newsletters to write, I didn’t think I could manage to finish them before …

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TEN MORE WORDS TO IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY

  As I catch up on my 2017 reading challenge, I am still aware of how many new words I come across in all the books that I read. I’m not a speed reader. I read every word and when new word appears that I don’t know, Mr. Webster comes in handy all the time. …

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Final Report on my 12-week Challenge

Here is my 12th and final report for my twelve weeks challenge:   1. I made my reading goal for my 12-week challenge. I finished two books this week which means I’m also on track with my Books To Read in 2016 Challenge for Goodreads. 2. However, I did not make my marketing goal of …

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My 11th report for my 12-week challenge

I'm getting near the end of the challenge. One more week to go. Here is what I did during the 11th week of the challenge:   I finished one book this week and I’m still one book behind on my book-to-read goal. I started another book today and I have to finish reading these two …

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My tenth report for my 12-week challenge

Here is my 10th report on my 12-week challenge: I’m one book behind on my book-to-read goal although I started another book to read. Right now, I am reading two books simultaneously. I have to finish reading 3 books in 2 weeks to make my reading goal for my 12-week challenge. This is a big challenge …

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The Wentworth Legacy Launched Today

My third novel "The Wentworth Legacy" is now available at http://www.amazon.com both in paperback and Kindle. After years in the making, the book is now published. “The Wentworth Legacy” is set on the North Shore of Long Island and New York City in the late 1920s. The book is about a young scion of a …

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30 Tips on Becoming a Better Writer

Without knowing it, I started my writing career when I used to write little stories for myself and put them away in a folder. Then the big break came when I was asked to be an editor of a gardening newsletter in 2000. I started to write for publication. People enjoyed reading my articles and I …

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