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Scrivener for iOS – It’s Finally Here! 1

THIS IS NOT what I had planned to blog about this week, nor had I planned to be out of town for the weekend without my laptop, which I usually drag with me if I’m going to be away from home overnight. So, the release of Scrivener for iOS this week […]


A New Look 4

If you’ve wondered why Writing Through Life has been unusually quiet this last month, it’s been because I’ve been working hard to finalize and get the new website up and running. And today, I’m proud to present the new WritingThroughLife.com site, fully mobile-responsive, and with a new look and feel. If you’re receiving […]


Website, Book, and Event News 9

Website You may notice a few little changes on the website this week. After four years of a fairly static visual presence I’ve streamlined the menu and sidebars and updated the banner to reflect the direction I’m heading with WritingThroughLife.com. I’m also in the process of testing several new responsive […]


Speaking of Goals …

ONE of my goals this year is to offer more articles and services of value to you, my readers and friends. Including the possibility of adding a membership feature. But I don’t want to fly blind — I want to know what you want. Please take just a few moments […]


Blogtalk: Story Circle Network Conference Wrap-Up 6

I was planning on writing a long and thorough Story Circle Conference wrap-up and then thought—after seeing all the other great summaries of the event—Hey, why re-invent the wheel? There are plenty of other great stories that have already been written. But before I get to sharing those stories with […]


Story Circle Network Conference 1

I’m in Austin, TX for Story Circle Network’s Stories from the Heart VI, a national Women’s Memoir conference, beginning this (Friday) morning. I never miss the conference if I can help it, which offers dynamic workshops, as well as opportunities to make new friends and learn from other women writers. […]


Blogtalk: International Fake Journal Month … What??

Thanks to one of my journal writing students, I have just become aware of International Fake Journal Month. Yes, you read that right: International Fake Journal Month (IFJM). When I first read it, I said, “??????” But then I checked out their Official Website, and here’s what I found out: […]


Blogtalk: AWP Report 7

I’ve spent the last few days in Chicago at the AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) conference, an amazing extravaganza, where over 9,000 writers, publishers, editors, agents, and representatives from Universities all over the United States have gathered to share their ideas. Imagine—9,000 people converging on two luxury hotels […]