The Great Alone – What I’m Reading

Thirteen-year-old Leni Allbright never gets the chance to belong. Her family moves from place to place at the whim of her father, Ernt. Her mother, Cora, is a woman determined to heal her husband, who is a recently-returned Vietnam veteran emotionally scarred by the war. At the loss of yet another job, Ernt uproots his family again and heads to the wild frontier of Alaska.

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Hummingbirds – Mama Feeds New Hatchlings – Video

Watch this amazing up-close video of a mama hummingbird feeding her newly hatched baby hummingbirds. Experience nature. Back in 2017, our two cats, Jinx and Josie, suddenly were spending a lot of time in our bedroom window. Imagine our surprise and delight to find a mama hummingbird building a nest in the fuchsia plant. We couldn't believe she would build her nest mere inches from the onlooking cats.

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Plantser Writing Process: Plotter and Pantser

Typically, as a writer, you hear of two different camps regarding the writing process. You're either a Plotter or a Pantser. There is no right or wrong; it's merely a preference in how you like to write. But today, I'd like to put forth a third option to which I have recently become very fond—the Plantser writing process.

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