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Dawn Quyle Landau
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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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
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’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
My name is Dawn Quyle Landau, and my blog is Tales From the Motherland. When Rochelle Wisoff-Fields contacted me a few weeks ago, to ask if I would participate in a “blog tour,” I said yes, and then… forgot about … Continue reading
First, let me explain the title… I can easily come up with 21 things that I irrationally (if you say so) hate, but the idea for this post comes from Ericka Clay’s post, which she stole from me, before I … Continue reading
Welcome to the Tipsy Lit Weekly Writing Challenge. On the heals of winning by a tiny margin last week, I’m giving it another shot. The prompt this week was exciting for me, as it worked perfectly for me to share … Continue reading
In my Christmas Miracles post, I told you that I believe in all kinds of things: Magic, Christmas, Goodness… I do. However, I don’t I believe in New Year’s resolutions. I did when I was young, but after enough failed … Continue reading
Chasing the Dream, On Bucket List Publications
I am so excited to announced that I will be writing a weekly featured post on Bucket List Publications. Lesley Carter, the founder and Bucket List dream maker, has created a really amazing site, where others can come along on … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Blog, Blogging, blogs, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, how blogs work, Life, Musings, My world, Personal change, Tales From the Motherland, Women's issues, Writing Tagged #WPLongform, aging, Aspirations, Bucket List Publications, getting published, Tales from the Motherland, writing 6 Comments
Sometimes The Stars Align; And You Get Very Lucky…
I consider myself a lucky person, in ways that really don’t involve pure luck. Those of you who have read this blog for a while, or consistently, know that I have traveled a lot, and done some very cool things. … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Blog, Blogging, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Tales From the Motherland, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged #WPLongform, getting published, Hard Work, Humor, Lucky, Pacific Northwest Writer's Conference, PNWA, Tales from the Motherland, writing 39 Comments
What’s in a Name?
I have been doing mental somersaults for months, trying to decide on a name for my novel. The title I originally chose, the “working title,” just doesn’t suit the work. I’ve known this for a while, and both of my … Continue reading
Posted in Aging, Blog, Can't sleep, Daily Observations, getting published, Life, Musings, My world, Personal change, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Women's issues, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged blogging, blogs, Book titles, getting published, New Years resolutions, publishing, Tales from the Motherland, writing 23 Comments