Category Archives: #MakeItLocal

Meet the New Baby

I just won a vintage Webster XL-747 Automatic Repeat Spacer Typewriter from an auction. I’ve had my eye out for a manual typewriter since I watched A Place of Truth about traveling poet Abi Motts. I’ll be using it in the next … Continue reading

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MOOC 2: The Match

We are past the second MOOC week and it was a rough one. My husband has a crazy, summer camp week at the taekwondo school where he teaches which means I take on some extra stuff to help out. Mostly … Continue reading

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MOOC 1: Unfelt Flames of Kate Leone

The first week of my first MOOC has blown by, and already I feel like I have grown as a poet. The feedback is invaluable. The videos, taught by instructors as diverse as the genre, have rich insights to share. … Continue reading

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Meet, Greet & Eat with DeLois Jackson

DeLois Jackson is another one of the authors appearing at the upcoming Author Meet, Greet & Eat at Cafe Bienville on Aug. 19 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. She is the inspirational author of  “FAITH: My Walking Cane to Glory,” … Continue reading

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My NWFSC Classes in Crestview & Niceville

The Northwest Florida State College class schedule has been released. I’ll be teaching five classes this next semester on two campuses. Click here for information on registering. Niceville Campus Elements of Story I on Thursdays from Sept. 21 to Oct. 12 … Continue reading

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Calling Authors for Indie Author Day in FWB

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Last Lizard Reading of Summer

Tomorrow I’ll be doing my last reading of The Literary Lizard for the summer at the Fort Walton Beach Public Library at 10:30 a.m. It’s been a busy summer. Over the past two months Lit and I visited Children in Crisis, … Continue reading

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Learning From Trees

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Week #7 Marks 21st Episode on Radish

Yesterday, July 21, I posted my 21st episode on Radish! I didn’t realize it until this morning when I logged on to check my stats. For more details about the Radish serial reading app, read my original blog post on … Continue reading

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Mobile Tech & What Jesus Teaches About Writing

After my recent computer near-disaster, I’ve taken steps and reorganized myself to protect my work. Now all my work is saved to Google Drive and I use Google Docs. Besides protecting all my work in the cloud, I found flexibility … Continue reading

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