Writing Teacher “Has it Her Way”

Writing Teacher “Has it Her Way”

It can’t be easy to teach writing to a group of primary special education students, but Lynn Madore is committed to her students’ success. If you’re a teacher, try using a bit of your summer to engage your inner rebel—Madore style. Lynn was a student...

Write in the Park

       For writers ages 7-107 Could there be any better writing inspiration than the natural beauty of South Whidbey State Park? It’s one of my favorite places, and I’m looking forward to sharing it with you as Calyx School {the ranger’s house) hosts...
Thinking about Kickstarter?

Thinking about Kickstarter?

You may be familiar with my Kickstarter project. It was fully funded back then, but of course, like when we built our house, I made changes to the project, added more to it, and let the expenses rise more than I imagined. However, it’s time to celebrate, because...
Card Deck for Writers

Card Deck for Writers

If you’ve known me awhile, you already know I consider myself more of a teacher than a writer. My masters degree project 25 years ago was on teaching writing, and I’ve taught teachers and writers of all ages ever since. And when I discovered I could teach...

Thankful

Thankful. That’s the name of the song I sang at a Thanksgiving service last night with my husband. I have a music degree, but he’s the accomplished musician with the creamy full baritone voice that makes people swoon (he hates it when I say things like...

Making Your Creative Mark

If you’re a client of mine, or a creative friend, you’ve heard me talk about Eric Maisel. He’s the guy who started this whole crazy amazing creativity coaching gig. I’ve read and recommended books of his in the past, and this is another one you...