Mum’s the Word on Mother’s Day

 Mum’s the Word on Mother’s Day    “Mothers are all slightly insane.”  ― J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye According to Wikipedia, “Mum’s the word” is a saying related to an expression used by Shakespeare in Henry VI, Part 2. It means to keep quiet, to say nothing. For “Mum” is a Middle English word meaning “silent.” Now, my Mom was … Read more

It’s Never Too Late to Revise

  It’s Never Too Late to Revise – Lessons in Creative Collaboration    “It’s never too late – in fiction or in life – to revise.” – Nancy Thayer What do you get when you cross a writing retreat with a play work-shopping session and a girl’s weekend? I suppose it depends on the people involved – … Read more

Social Media Marketing Tips for Small Business

  Social Media Marketing Tips for Frustrated Small Business Owners   Are your social media marketing efforts bringing you the results you want? Do you even KNOW what results you want? That’s a rather important first step, I learned yesterday. I took a FANTASTIC one-day course at Royal Roads University called Social Media for Small Business. It was taught by Jordan … Read more