• Creativity,  Inspiration,  Pinnable Graphic

    Using CANVA! A Step By Step Guide for the Graphic Design Newbie

    All of the cool graphic design that you see on this website? I made it on CANVA. CANVA is a web-based graphic design app that allows ordinary people with few skills the tools to make great graphics. CANVA is FREE and has a easy to use features. I’ve found CANVA to be intuitive and fun and today’s blog post is a demonstration of something I created on CANVA. The best to learn, however, is to do two things: first, sign up for a free account for CANVA. Then watch all their demos, go to their “design school” and copy some of the templates that they’ve made. If you are a…

  • Author Profile

    Author Spotlight: Meet Jessica White!

    Every other week, this blog will interview the authors in the 10 Minute Novelists Facebook Group. (You can join that group here.)   Today, we’re meeting Jessica White! Besides living in Texas and homeschooling her two children, Jessica is also is an important part of the  administration of 10 Minute Novelists.  1. Tell us about your book. In my debut novel Surviving the Stillness, winter comes early in the foothills of western Montana forcing siblings Abigail and Samuel Morgan to seek refuge in a Catholic orphanage.  When Abigail’s health fails her life is put in the hands of Dr. Mason and his son and apprentice Matthew.  Together they must stop…

  • #MondayBlogs,  Inspiration,  Motivation

    Writerly Reasons I’m Thankful

      This last weekend my family and I celebrated with the rest of our nation. We stopped to celebrate and contemplate for what we were the most thankful. As a writer, I have a list too. I’m thankful that it’s super easy to get my words into the hands of readers. I’m thankful for great tools like Scrivener, Evernote, Hemingway, Canva and my MacBook Air to make writing as physically and organizationally easy as it can be. I’m thankful for Createspace and Kindle Direct that became the best solution for my self-publishing needs. I’m thankful that there has never been a better time to be a writer. What was impossible…