Poetry, Uncategorized, Writing for kids, Writing Life, Writing News

And we’re off! (#ICWriters)

2014 is off to a great start! Writing has changed a lot since I sold my first article in 1997. Then it was a solo business for me. I was in the middle of taking a writing course and submitted those first pieces to see if I actually had what it took. It was all… Continue reading And we’re off! (#ICWriters)

Children's, Non-fiction, Personal, Writing for kids

A Child’s Christmas in Saskatchewan

It's Christmas Eve, the time our thoughts turn to all things holy—and presents! How crass. But how real, especially if you're a kid. A few weeks ago when I was cleaning out some papers, I came across a picture book I wrote and illustrated way back when. It was one of my course requirements at… Continue reading A Child’s Christmas in Saskatchewan

Biblical fiction, Book Reviews, Fiction, Writing for kids

Biblical fiction—adaptations

Do you read biblical fiction, that  is fiction based on the stories in the Bible? Maybe you write it. The most common way of writing such a story is to fictionalize the Bible characters, perhaps create a few new ones, and tell the story in all its imagined detail but still set in the time… Continue reading Biblical fiction—adaptations