Join Monika for a book signing of her book and by authors affiliated with Manzanita Writers Press on Oct. 12 at the Thorn Mansion in San Andreas from noon to 5 PM. Visit with writers Glenn Wasson, Joy Roberts, Nitya Prema, Roberta Hughes, Linda Field, and Connie Strawbridge. Featuring Wild Edges anthologies available and chats [...]
Gold Rush Writers Conference first weekend in May 2014! The Workshops fill fast! Register for Gold Rush Writers for next year, 2014, and gain some insights about how to texturize your prose and make it literary and lush. Mining the Word workshop information coming soon on Antoinette’s web site of Gold Rush Writers [...]
Meeting of the Ages historical writing workshops was a great event Nov. 10. We hope to do it again next year — maybe with a warm venue outdoors. Let Monika know if you would like to participate! email@example.com
Looking for a great gift idea? Send someone you care about an eBook of poems for their Kindle or laptop/desktop computer! GlenHill Publishing presents River by the Glass as an Amazon Select eBook, with full color photography of river scenes by Ron Pickup and a lifetime collection of poetry by Monika Rose! River by the [...]
Thanks to Lou Gonzales, eBook designer and guru, my collection of about 85 poems that are currently in print form in the collection –River by the Glass– has been birthed as an eBook on Amazon! It’s there right now, like a juicy, ripe fruit dangling from a lush, fruit tree in the family orchard! You can [...]
What is it about these innocent, cuddly creatures that stimulates the enzymes and produces heart throbs in us as caregivers? Their total absorption in you as a being? Their dependence on your care for their very existence? Their unconditional love and acceptance of you regardless of your faults? All of these [...]
Lou Gonzalez led a wonderful workshop on formatting the eBook using Word last Saturday in San Andreas. The writers that participated are moving ahead with their writing projects and we’ll be reading their books on the Kindle or Nook or ipad some time soon! You wouldn’t think that in such a small, rural atmosphere, we’d have [...]
Every writer does this–makes excuses about not having time to write, whether it’s the pressure at work, pressing family needs taking precedence, or— fill in the blank for an excuse: 1)______________2)_____________3)____________________4)________________etc. Does this ring a bell? Yank your chain?
Usually this kind of procrastination can hold a writer back from completing a writing project–it can [...]
Ten Great 2012 Resolutions and Other Writerly Activities to Stimulate Your Writing Life
1. Find more creative ways to counteract procrastination including physical pain, if necessary. German method: Slap yourself…but not too hard or you won’t be able to read what you just wrote down.
2. Reward ourselves for writing well. Get a massage, a [...]
In shopping for the perfect gift comes a bit of stress in contemplating what to buy that special someone, or that distant relative, long lines at super stores and gift shops, wrapping gifts once you get home, and then waiting to mail packages at the post office or mail store. Avoid all the hassle and [...]