Showing posts from September, 2016

Be Strategic: Checkout NaNoWriMo

The children returned to school. The garden produced the last fall fruits and vegetables. Mother Nature paints the foliage. All writers and inspiring authors' thoughts turn to November- National Novel Writing Month  (NaNoWriMo) when hundreds of thousands creative individuals worldwide take on the challenge of writing 50,000 words in 30 days. If you have a book you want to write, but need motivation to launch the endeavor, check out this link. This event is made for you. Got a list of book ideas you want to write? No excuse, NaNoWriMo is the ignition switch for hesitation. It powers individuals to write 1667 words a day. Yes, write 1667 words daily to get to 50,000 by midnight November 30. This mean you write, write, write. No proof reading, editing, or fooling around with the dialogue and write a 50,000 word rough draft.  The story running around in your head and tugging at your heart can't get on the paper unless you write it.  Remember a "rough draft

Sunday Book Review -September 2016

    This story grabs  you with the discovery of an old trunk. The trunk takes the narrator back to France at the time of the Nazi occupation and introduces you to two sisters. The story immerse  you into the lives of these two woman as they survive the Nazi occupation in France. It describes the hardships of the citizens of an occupied country. It gives you an idea of what is happening to women and children in occupied countries today.  It is an eye-opening story. This books draws you in and keeps you up till early can't put it down. It is a great read for a book club or even for an women's study group. Thanks Kristin Hannah, I loved it.