A Storyteller's Journey



I'm a homeschooling mom pursuing my dream of writing and sharing my love for great books.

Goodbye for Now

This blog was a place to try out different writing techniques and basically to buy myself some time to figure out what I wanted to write. Well, I've finally found out what that is. I have a new website Story... Continue Reading →

What’s In My Book Bag?

Last week I went on a little trip with my husband. While he was stuck going to a conference, I spent my time reading and resting. It was lovely! I tried a few Jane Austen fan fiction and was less... Continue Reading →

What’s In My Book Bag?

Last weekend I read The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie. It's the first book in her Miss Marple series. Of course, I was wrong about who did it. I'm always amazed at Christie's talent in telling a great story... Continue Reading →

What’s In My Book Bag?

This week I plan to finish Sense and Sensibility. It's been so fun to read it again. Even though I know how it ends, it is still a satisfying read. I'm reading through a food memoir by Shauna Niequist called... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt Wednesday!

{This week's writing prompt is "When We Were Wee." I thought it would make a great poem title, so I will work out a poem. Bear with me because my poetry skills are horrible. That's what makes this a great... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt Wednesday!

{This week's writing prompt is just two words: Real Life. That's all I get, so we'll see what happens!}   As children, we spend a lot of time in our imagination. That's normal and an important part of growing up.... Continue Reading →

What’s In My Book Bag?

I'm right in the middle of rereading Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. I find on this go-round, that my feelings for Marianne's troubles are more of a maternal sort than just annoyed at her lack of discretion and dramatic... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt Wednesday!

{For today's writing exercise, I'm answering the following question: What would you attempt if you knew you would not fail?}   Oh, man, this is a tough one! There are so many things that I've tried to do and failed,... Continue Reading →

Check Out Your Heart This Month!

I think it's fitting that February is heart health month. The month we celebrate Valentine's Day and we see red hearts everywhere is a great reminder to check into our heart's health. I've already mentioned that I was diagnosed with... Continue Reading →

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