Setting as character: how to make the place your story is set in come alive.
It was crazy around here this last week. So crazy that I could have used an Elizabethian Collar. You know, those upside down lamp shade things dogs wear around their necks to prevent them from licking their wounds after surgery? I know, I had no idea they were called that, either. If you are curious, as I […]
Before you say, “But I’m not especially fond of primates,” hang on. APE stands for Author-Publisher-Entrepreneur. And I am going out on a limb here when I say that this is one of the most honest, least hypey, overall best books I have read on self-publishing in a long time. Kawasaki and his co-author Shawn […]
October is National Anti-Bullying Month. Bullying is more than pushing and shoving. Learn to recognize bullying in all its forms.
We tell stories to process a devastating event. So we can feel what people inside the event must have felt. To hold tight to a little piece of what makes us connected as humans. We tell stories so we never forget. Sometimes we tell stories in what feels like a vacuum. With a blog, we […]
Cat’s Eye Writer Blog has a new house. On the WordPress platform, with a powerful Headway theme, the new CatsEyeWriter Blog brings many new benefits to readers.
Did you know that your about page is one of the most viewed pages on your blog or website? Your about page is the first place your reader will go if she is intrigued by your blog post or the content on your website’s home page. Because you have made her curious. And now […]
Amy lives in Oceanside, New York. Bella, in Renton, Washington. 3,000 miles and two oceans apart. Amy doesn’t know that her father became Bella’s hero for a brief shining time. The connecting threads of 9-11 Amy Gardner is a high school senior today. So is Bella. They were both just 9 when two bombs disguised as planes crashed […]