Beth’s Blog

Grammar with Beth: Objects and Complements

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

Story Time with Beth: The Weavers’ Blessing, Chapters 1-2

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2019 Goals

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

Grammar with Beth: Subjects and Predicates

Today, we begin putting the parts of speech together and looking at parts of a sentence. I give you: Subjects and predicates

December Featured Author: ALL THE PFWs!

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.

The Basics: Conjunctions and Interjections

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

Dressember 2018: What It Is and Why I’m Doing It

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

Featured Story: The Wolf at the Door

Friends, Phoenix Fiction Writers' Antihero anthology came out two days ago! It's been a weekend full of celebration: Livestream parties on Facebook and Youtube, sweet roll baking, boba tea, and The Crimes of Grindelwald (and, of course, writing, because it's still NaNoWriMo). I finished reading all of the short stories in this anthology on Friday, the day … Continue reading Featured Story: The Wolf at the Door

Antiheroes Anthology Update

Hello, lovely people! This is going to be a short post, because it's NaNoWriMo and trying to reach 50,000 words this month has me like: But I HAD to share with you about what's coming, because I'm thrilled that it's finally time for the Phoenix Fiction Antiheroes Anthology to come out! The 7 Phoenix Fiction … Continue reading Antiheroes Anthology Update

The Basics: Verbs, Adverbs, and Prepositions

I would do a clever opening, but NanoWrimo just started, so I'll cut right to the chase for all our sake. General Disclaimer: While I love grammar, I'm also new at learning it. I will do my best to explain things correctly. If you find that I've misunderstood or misrepresented something, please share that in … Continue reading The Basics: Verbs, Adverbs, and Prepositions