The winner of Linda Hubalek’s Trail of Thread ebook is Beth Pollock from Of Muses and Meringues! Congratulations, Beth!
I am pleased today to welcome Linda Hubalek to A Slice of Life Writing. Linda is the author of The Trail of Thread series of three books based on the lives of her pioneer ancestors. To commemmorate Linda’s visit, we are giving away e-copy of The Trail of Thread. To be eligble to win you […]
It’s a good day when you find out a Starbucks gift card is coming your way. Karin Berry has had a little contest going and I had an email from her this morning letting me know I won! Thank you, Karin! Maybe it was finding Karin’s email in my inbox this morning, but I found […]
At first I was intrigued. You were different from the others, unique, set-apart, in a class of your own. I wanted to know more. I asked around and learned your name; I watched you now and then. I learned that you are capable of presenting yourself in a variety of ways; like a chameleon able […]
I have always been an avid reader. Some of my most comforting and strongest memories of being a child involve books: curling up on a Saturday morning with a Rupert Bear book from the school library; poring over Scholastic book order forms to choose the best books and the delicious anticipation of waiting for them to arrive; […]
Some days you’re the windshield; some days you’re the bug. Today I felt like a bug. I haven’t been sleeping well again, and tossing and turning fretting about this and that takes a toll after a while. I wish I was one of those people who could compartmentalize effectively so that events that take place during […]
Well, I did it. I ventured into that most scary of rooms in our house – the attic. Really, it’s not so much the room that is scary as what lies within. The Bin. The Bin holds my out-of-season clothes; with the weather turning nicer I couldn’t put off my journey into The Bin any longer. […]
I was surprised and honored recently to receive an email from the National Association of Memoir Writers letting me know that I had been selected by the Advisory Board as the May NAMW Member of the Month! Usually I am not a big fan of surprises but that one was a highpoint of my day. Check out my Member […]