Books I’m Reading

Now that I'm working on the revision of Frienemies I'm finding time to read books by other authors on Goodreads as well as ChapterBuzz. On Chapter Buzz, I'm reading a book (rough draft) by Sheri Levenstein titled Sasha's Journey.  What do a talking cat, missing parents, and a teenaged girl who hears voices in her head have in common?  … Continue reading Books I’m Reading

Writing Tips From

This site has some of the most comprehensive, object specific information on how to write a great novel. I try to keep all of the information I read there either re-blogged or bookmarked somewhere so I can refer back to it often. The two articles I found on this site today has a chart on … Continue reading Writing Tips From

How To Think Sideways and Other Posts

Holly Lisle is one of my favorite online writing instructors. She has written numerous novels and books on the craft of writing in different genres. She offers some free courses and some that are not free. Her website has downloadable worksheets to go with her books on the craft of writing. Her most recent post … Continue reading How To Think Sideways and Other Posts

The Best Editing Tools for Creative Writers

The Best Editing Tools for Creative Writers. by Robert Morris at This is some great advice for any writer, regardless of genre, who struggles with revision and self-editing. There was no reblog button so you'll need to click on one of the above links to read the article.  

Blogging 101: Why Am I Here?

My name is Aleta Kay Lipsius Dye. I am an author, but more important than that, I'm a believer and a follower of Jesus Christ. Why am I here? What is my purpose in writing this blog or anything else? Why not keep it to myself? The answer is the same to all three questions. … Continue reading Blogging 101: Why Am I Here?