• Historical Flavor: The Rebel Yell

    #History #CivilWar #Writing During the Civil War, the Confederates used a psychological and morale-boosting weapon that struck fear in the hearts of the enemy—the Rebel Yell.  There is no common agreement as to the source of the yell. Some say…

  • Seriously Write: Archetypes For Your Heroine by Marji Laine

    #WritingTips #Writing Two weeks ago, Marji Laine gave us information on Archetypes for Your Hero. Today, she’s back on the Seriously Write blog to talk about various types of heroines.  Is there a particular archetype for heroines that you like to…

  • Did It Start When You Were A Child? by Sandra Ardoin

    #Reading #ChildLit I was reading about the recent death of children’s writer Barbara Park. She wrote the Junie B. Jones books. Although I’ve never read them (maybe my daughter has), they’re certainly familiar to me. One article I read said she…