Posts tagged Writing

Thoughts & Sayings (December 201...

Here are some thoughts and sayings I posted on Twitter and/or Facebook in October and November. To my knowledge, I made these up (for better or for worse). Sit back, relax, and enjoy the write! Encouraging Words 1. Sitting can be a big pain in the butt. 2. Past performance never returns. 3. Sometimes life is two steps sideways. Twisted Wor [...]

NaNoWriMo–I Did It!

Dear Reader, I’m happy to announce that I finished 50,000 words of my upcoming book, a memoir called Vietnam: On the Trail from Then to Now, during the month of November – thanks to NaNoWriMo! I signed up for the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) this year to help me finish my latest memoir. The book is now about 100,000 words long an [...]

World Adventurers for Kids Featured i...

The prestigious Foreign Service Journal has featured my World Adventurers for Kids Books 1-3 collection this year in its annual “In Their Own Write” compilation of books published by Foreign Service-affiliated authors. The Foreign Service Journal wrote of Kilimanjaro (page 42): This compilation of three children’s books (Alexander the Salaman [...]