A Week In Manila, Philippines, On A $24,605 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Want even more Money Diaries, plus $$$ advice from a kick-ass, all-female team of financial advisors, and …

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in Book Writing

Inside the Mind of a Writer Writing a Book

Are you writing a book? If so, you might be surprised by some of the things you’re thinking and feeling. Writing a book can be an strange, emotional experience! You might even wonder if some of the things you’re thinking and feeling are normal. Today, I want to give you an inside view of my thoughts …

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in Story Writing

How to Overcome Doubt and Find Your Calling as a Writer

Do you ever want to give up on writing? The impulse to quit can strike at any moment. In the beginning, when you’re trying to start writing but can’t. In the middle, when a story just won’t do what you tell it to. Or even at the end, when you’ve written something amazing but can’t …

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in Book Writing

Ghost Rider Co-Creator Gary Friedrich Passes Away

Longtime Marvel Comics writer Gary Friedrich, co-creator of Ghost Rider and Son of Satan, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 75. Tony Isabella posted the following statement on Facebook from Friedrich’s longtime friend and colleague, Roy Thomas: I won’t go into details at this point, but I wanted to mention that one of …

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Disney’s Live-Action Pinocchio Movie Hopes To Film Next Year

Disney’s plans of turning many of its animated movies into live-action features won’t stop anytime soon: filming for a live-action Pinocchio movie should begin as early as 2019. The studio already has many other similar projects in production, including The Lion King, Mulan, Aladdin and Lady and the Tramp. The Adventures of Pinocchio, by Italian writer …

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Word Choices for Picture Books: Two by Two by Wordsmith Lisa Stauffer

Word Choices: Getting Granular With Read-Aloud Books Guest post by Lisa Lowe Stauffer -10% Two by Two Price: $8.09 Was: $8.99 Twice I’ve had the opportunity to participate in Darcy Pattison’s Novel Metamorphosis retreat. Although I gained a lot of great tips and information, and have revised several novels via the NOVEL METAMORPHOSIS workbook, one …

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