March's Featured Story: Mark of the Raven, by Morgan L. Busse. #fantasy #bookrec
Ah, the sweet wonder of winter! The whimsical clouds filling the sky, the temperatures cold enough for sweaters, the steam rising from mugs of tea, the snow blanketing someone else's yard. I only pretend to boast about the snow-free winters where I live; in reality, I envy you all who experience the mysterious phenomenon called … Continue reading Grammar with Beth: Phrases and Clauses
"The Reluctant Godfather" is a delightful retelling of Cinderella with the most endearing grumpy protagonist imaginable.
Finally, it's February! Am I the only one who felt like January was a year in and of itself? It certainly feels like it's been 2019 for a long time. Today we continue our foray into parts of sentences, which we began last month in an introduction to subjects and predicates. As a simple review: … Continue reading Grammar with Beth: Objects and Complements
Hi all! There isn't going to be a featured author post this month, because I'm working on getting the Recommended Books section of this website off the ground and soon there will be MANY books featured there 🙂 We'll return to regular practice with that in February. In the meantime, here are my plans for … Continue reading 2019 Goals
Today, we begin putting the parts of speech together and looking at parts of a sentence. I give you: Subjects and predicates
I know you may be unfamiliar with some or all of the Phoenix Fiction Writers, so here's a helpful list of who they are and why you might want to pick up their books from PFW's sale.
Sometimes, people don't live up to our expectations. I feel like I’m in that camp right now. NaNo was incredible—I didn’t win, but I wrote more than 30,000 words, wrote 6 days a week for a month, and almost completely edited a short story. I learned I can do much more than I think, but … Continue reading The Basics: Conjunctions and Interjections
Surprise! An unscheduled post on a Sunday, of all days! That's how you know today's on an important topic. With December just 5.5 days away, I wanted to share with you something I will be participating in all throughout the last month of the year. Dressember Throughout the month of December, thousands of women (and … Continue reading Dressember 2018: What It Is and Why I’m Doing It