It was ancient, their home, tall and stately. There they stood still staring through the veil of night. Waiting, wondering and watching each taking their turn while others rested. It was said by many, “In their dreams they sleep with the moon.” But it was of no concern for soon break of day would come.Continue reading “Resting Place”
What’s in a book? Well, there’s a front, middle and back. When self-publishing an authors looks at a book in a whole new way. I came across the term Front Matter while going through KDP’s instructions. I thought, “What’s that?” It’s simple. Today I will explain the biology of a novel. The Front Matter (firstContinue reading “Front or Back: Does it Matter?”
A writer’s life is in a type of metamorphosis, as life passes by and years unfold a unique change has occurred in their writing skills. From poetry to prose, academics to artistry, or musing to marketing; all become steps toward transformation. Writing skills are being edited as time reveals new voices in an author’s abilities.Continue reading “Editing: Metamorphosis”
Helping those who desire to self-publish.
Jemi’s Noble Quest “Oh, Kenziah, you worry too much.” Jemi looked eagerly about as she continued, “Smell the spices, and enjoy the colors before us. These are our people. This is our home village. Father is respected and honored here. We are descendants of Job, who was one of the wealthiest men of the SyrianContinue reading “Sneak Peek: Chapter One”
Editing is like cleaning dishes after you’ve made a gourmet meal. Or sewing the holes in your jeans, you know what generation I am from, instead of working on a new dress project. For me editing is the least favorite part of writing, although, marketing may take a close second. Some of the things writer’sContinue reading “Editing: Can or Can’t”
The day has come. I made the decision. My ten year old manuscript is going to finally take wings and launch! After a decade, I woke up one morning this past spring and made the decision to self-publish. Maybe it was the warm spring breeze or the fact the nation had been put in “isolationContinue reading “Book Journey: by Patrica Wolf”
Buds wait to burst forth,As ice kisses daffodilsRobins pass stiff wormsDried from noonday sun. We wait to burst forth,As isolation hugs our livesWhile robins fly freeAcross the noonday sky. Inspired by Psalm 104 and my granddaughter’s encouragement to write 😉.
As Winter Comes… September’s bustling chatter echoesm throughout the wood. The drone of slick-back crickets, whizzing of late cicadas, and jabbering of sly chipmunks; resound and ring in humid air. Hydrangea’s bow bulky, blushing heads and stately goldenrod glimmers attracting bustling bumblebees loading pollen for the making. Time trickles with all things. A babe isContinue reading “As Winter Comes”
I wonder of the light… Which peels back dark of night Of lurking shadow’s rights. What brings forth new day? What words will I need say? What steps will slip away? I assume secrets of night, Intrigues me with worldly rights. Yet, my soul yearns for the Light! “Thy Word is a lamp unto myContinue reading “My Path”