Camp NaNoWriMo: 3 Days In

Camp NaNoWriMo April 2017: Three Days In!

Happy Camp NaNoWriMo!  As I mentioned last week, I have a lot of writing plans on my plate for April’s Camp NaNoWriMo.  This is my chance to basically brain dump all my ideas so I can see what is ready to move forward. Snow Day = Writing 2000 words! In a freak April Fool’s DayRead more

Modern Persuasion Press Kit: Ask Me Anything Responses

It’s time to reveal the questions people submitted to help me with my press release and media material for Modern Persuasion.  You may recall, I offered readers the chance to ask me questions they wanted answered.  It was tough to get some because only a few people have read the book.  People wanted to readRead more

Why It Took Me Years to Start Editing Wikipedia

Why It Took Me Years to Start Editing Wikipedia

Last week I wrote an entry telling you a bit about how I got involved in editing Wikipedia.  I mentioned that I have been an editor for over 10 years, but it has only been in the past 3 that I got very involved in editing.  Today I want to address the two reasons IRead more

Getting Ready for Camp NaNoWriMo

Getting Ready for Camp NaNoWriMo

We are just a few days away from April and that means it’s time for Camp NaNoWriMo.  For those who don’t know what this is, it’s a less intense program connected to National Novel Writing Month.  Instead of a firm 50,000 word goal, in April and July writers set their own goals.  This is theRead more

Save the Date

Save the Date and Blog Tour Announcement

We are excited to announce the new official release date for the novel, Modern Persuasion by Sara Marks will be May 29, 2017. Pre-sale starts May 1, 2017. The cover reveal will be April 24, 2017. To be a part of the cover reveal day click here to sign up! Blog tour dates are May 21-28, 2017. To be a part ofRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Patrick

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Patrick

In this next installment of Modern Persuasion character profiles, we are at the last of the characters inspired by one of my friends.  Patrick, like Christi, are two of the people closest to me in my life.  Some of the details about Patrick are inspired exactly by the real man, but others were tweaked aRead more

My Wikipedia Editing Story

Wikipedia for Everyone: My Editing Story

I was going to share an update about my Wikipedia bullet journal today and then decided: nope, I have something bigger to talk about.  As I continue to evolve this blog into my passions, I have realized that no bloggers are talking about Wikipedia.  Nobody really seems to focus on how they use it, howRead more

I have a new Instagram account!

Modern Persuasion – I Have a New Instagram Account!

I love my personal Instagram account. Virtually everything is added from places I visit to pictures of Cedric Doggery. Let’s be honest, Cedric is the primary subject of my pictures. Some pictures are really good and others cause people to cringe (mostly my sister). Why A New Account? I had to ask myself an important questionRead more

Pinterest Board of the Month

Pinterest Board of the Month: Jane Austen

I am starting a new thing here on the blog.  Each month I am going to feature a new Pinterest board from my account.  These are things that are primarily related whatever project I am working on be it Austen inspired, content for another book or story, Wikipedia, bullet journaling, or something new that comesRead more

A Dedication to My Grandfather

Goodbye Poppop: A Dedication to My Grandfather

Last year I lost the first of my grandparents and about a month later I officially lost both grandmothers.  In the year since I have had a chance to spend time with both my grandfathers.  I see my Grampa in Boston all the time since I live so close.  This year he turned 97 andRead more