Foster Parenting

So…book resolution

This is the resolution I'm doing the best on.  My goal was to read one classic novel a month.  So far since I started in ... November?  December?....I've read: The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy Catcher in the Rye by… Continue reading So…book resolution

Family, Foster Parenting

Thoughts…

As you know TinyPants has joined our house.  Since she's 5 weeks old, this is what I'm thinking about all the time:   I thought I was tired when FiestyPants woke up again and again with bad dreams.  I thought I was tired when Sookie and Jack were little puppies who couldn't make it through… Continue reading Thoughts…

Family, Foster Parenting, These Lying Eyes

Um, my book is at the editor…

At the editor... OMGoodness!!!! Sure that's a roller coaster.  Like roller coasters and tornados, I find having my book at the editor is terrifying.  My editor is this professional, talented woman, and she is looking over These Lying Eyes which I've been working on for years.  She's looking at it, judging it, and making (I hope) valuable feedback.… Continue reading Um, my book is at the editor…

Family, Foster Parenting

Foster parenting rage…

I've experienced rage induced tears and frustration this last week with foster parenting.  In talking it over with the co-foster-parent of my 2 (she fosters their 2 siblings), she shared with me her journal entry.  With her permission, I'm putting it here. These foster parenting posts aren't about me and my book, or my emotional… Continue reading Foster parenting rage…

Foster Parenting, These Lying Eyes

Want to learn more about Amanda’s writing process and her choosing an editor?

Check out my new post at IndieScribblers. Also, this was basically my night, not just my future melt down. Mostly because, maybe, probably, we'll see today, I'll have a new baby placed with me for fostering.  There are two on the table--one of them is legally free and adoptable.  If I disappear for a while,… Continue reading Want to learn more about Amanda’s writing process and her choosing an editor?