Having the Patience to Teach

Having the Patience to Teach

This morning, I was discussing the power of the web with my Intermediate students. One of my students mentioned that...

WordPress and Plugins

WordPress and Plugins

Plugins, plugins, plugins. If you are working with WordPress, it’s a good bet that you have a number of plugins...

My latest videos to the 5Artz site

My latest videos to the 5Artz site

My latest videos are being added to the 5Artz site. Just a few more to go… Update: I just found...

The Importance of Reading and Writing

The Importance of Reading and Writing

A colleague and I recently discussed a disturbing trend that we noticed. Many people we meet are out of work. They tell us one thing:...

Developing feelings of foreboding and fear

Developing feelings of foreboding and fear

I have reached a point in my story, where I want to elicit a feeling of foreboding, perhaps even fear...

Making a book come alive

Making a book come alive

In my continuing pledge to pick up the reins of my work, I decided to share some age-old techniques that...

Fighting the Good Fight

Fighting the Good Fight

Update: This is a post that I had drafted 2 years ago. I decided to update the post, since she...

Reviewing Old Chapters: The Process of Editing

Reviewing Old Chapters: The Process of Editing

  I have started the ever-tedious process of going through my old chapters before creating any new material. I highly...

5Artz, A New Website for the Millenium

5Artz, A New Website for the Millenium

We have become a world culture that perceives it has no leisure time. “Out of Print” is a documentary produced...

Time to Start the New Year Correctly…

Time to Start the New Year Correctly…

I have been too long, not writing to this blog and this trend stops now. When I started this blog,...