Category: The Writing Life

From NaNoWriMo to Winter’s Words

The Birth of Winter’s Words: My Personal Writing Challenge For those who aren’t involved in writing and/or publishing, NaNoWriMo refers to National Novel Writing Month, which happens in November of each year.  As an event, it has reached epic proportions since it was first kicked off in 1999, with almost 400,000 taking part last year, … Continue reading From NaNoWriMo to Winter’s Words

Your Story — Your Legacy

Your story is about how you changed or what you learned from your experiences. Nobody can truly know this except you. Your gift is sharing what you learned with others, so that they can learn from it, too. 1. Your story is being created.  It may not be written down, but it is being told, … Continue reading Your Story — Your Legacy

A Bookwoman’s Vision: Myopia, Cataracts, Glaucoma and Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome

Are you familiar with Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome? Read on to learn about this rare but sometimes devastating visual condition can affect those who have lived in Missouri, Arkansas, parts of Oklahoma, as well as other states. I have attempted to write this post twice before and I hope the saying about the third time being … Continue reading A Bookwoman’s Vision: Myopia, Cataracts, Glaucoma and Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome