February in Texas

I booked my travel today.  In February I’m going to the SCN Stories from the Heart conference in Austin, Texas.  When it’s dark and raining here in the Pacific Northwest, I’ll be in in a warmer climate learning more about memoir with some incredible women.  I’m looking forward to it.

I wanted to introduce to a few women who will be participating on a panel with me called “Finding Our Voices Online”.  Each of these women have been recipients of the SCN Star Blogger award, and if you haven’t yet checked out their blogs, you better click right over and pay them a visit!

Nita Lou Bryant has two blogs, Cafe Nita Lou and Electric Nita Lou where she is sharing her adventures on an electric bicycle!

Rhonda Esakov writes at Rhonda’s A “Musing’-ing Rambles.  She is shares some beautiful photographs of her gardens, is sometimes serious, sometimes thought-proviking, and if’you are looking for tax-tips for writers, it’s the place to go.

You will find Kara Flathouse at Eskimo Kisses and Air Hugs.  Kara blog is choc-full of nuggets about her her faith, writing, family, home, garden, crafts, and her life in general.
Seasonality: The Common Sense Guide to Living the Good Life is where Becky Lane (also known as Hill Country Hippie) writes about living her own good life in the Texas Hill Country, including her very creative To Do lists.
The International Mom, Judy Miller is a mother of four beautiful children, a writer, and adoptive parent mentor.  Judy blog is a wonderful resource to anyone involved in adoption in any facet.
Becca Taylor, at Becca’s Cyber Home also shares some beautiful photographs from her travel adventures and, in her words, “celebrates both the magical and the mundane”.

What are your plans for early February?  If you have any interest at all in memoir then why don’t you join me at Stories from the Heart V!


I’m a writer, reader, and creative. I thought by now I’d have things figured out, but I keep coming up with more questions. I think that’s okay. I’m here most mornings pondering ordinary things.
  1. What a great opportunity for you Linda. I like the topic of your panel, it's amazing how effective blogs are for doing this. I do write memoir as well, and hope you'll share some of your stories from Texas when you get back.

  2. Oh, you'll love it! I'm glad you're able to go!!

  3. Yay that you are going!! I hope you have a wonderful time– I know you will!

  4. Having lived in the Pacific NW for 50 years, I fully understand your relish at the prospect of spending February in sun country. Some of the warmest people on earth live there too!


  5. Oh, Linda, great, I'll get to meet you in person. I'm going as well.
    See you there!

  6. Linda I can't wait to meet you and a excited about our blogging panel! Thank you for mentioning my blog:)

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