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Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Category Archives: getting published
As many bloggers take a break for the holidays, I wondered about how to keep up with family and holiday happenings, and still keep up with writing. Taking a break is tempting, but then I realized that there are older posts … Continue reading
What a few weeks I’ve had! I could not be more grateful for the support and encouragement of my wonderful writing community, on my blog and here on Friday Fictioneers. I am now officially a “featured blogger” for Huffington Post! … Continue reading
I headed over to a favorite blog today, Jenny’s Lark, and found that Jen had started a list, as part of the Daily Prompt, and suggested others do the same. Ironically, I had been wanting to do this Daily Post challenge, for three … Continue reading
It’s been an amazing week for Tales From the Motherland, and it’s given me lots to think about. Last weekend, my story On My Father’s Birthday, A Letter to His Killer was Freshly Pressed on Word Press. This was my … Continue reading
What a difference one week makes! Last week I had been told I’d be on Huffington Post. Exciting enough, but since then, they’ve published two of my pieces, and on Saturday one of those same stories was Freshly Pressed! The … Continue reading
On the heels of a crazy weekend, where I found myself Freshly Pressed and featured on Huffington Post, it is such a delight to write about something that’s fun! That said, thank you so much to the folks at Word … Continue reading
It’s been an amazing week. On Monday I got a personal email from Arianna Huffington, offering to publish my story The Jerusalem Synagogue Attack: Let’s Talk Truth (which I shared here last week) on the Huffington Post. It was thrilling, to … Continue reading
Unless you don’t read, don’t watch TV, or live under a rock, you’ve seen a numbered list recently. They’re everywhere! Every. Where! If you’re a blogger, as I am, or a reader of blogs and on-line “news,” current events sites, … Continue reading
If you’re not a blogger, you may find this behind-the-scenes ditty interesting. Or not. Each link in here will take you to a wonderful world of reading and/or images. Take a trip down the rabbit hole; you’ll thank me later. … Continue reading
If you’ve followed this blog for any amount of time, you know a few things: I’m my own worst enemy; I waffle on age and parenting (but I rarely eat waffles); I’ve written a novel; I’m wait, wait, waiting to … Continue reading