A new year has arrived and brought with it a fresh new theme for my website, my writing and my life. At the top of the screen is a visual metaphor—a leaf floating along, being carried by the current, its beautiful color barely visible. For me, 2014 was a good year. Larry and I traveled […]
I invite you to drop by my @Dawn blog The topics vary and include focusing on my faith journey, the challenges of writing, becoming healthier, and achieving financial wellness. I invite you to come along and see what lies ahead.
Did you catch the mistake in the headline? It’s amazing how quickly our minds fill in missing information. That shows why proofreading and editing are often difficult tasks to handle on our own. For writers, allowing someone to review your work or — gasp — suggest changes can be a difficult task. But editing is […]
Which of the following is better? Being adroit at something. Being an expert at something. I guess the answer may depend on what that “something” is. If a customer is looking for a logophile or a linguist, he or she would surely seek out the adroit. But in many cases, what people really want is […]
Crafting the perfect text to communicate an idea isn’t an easy prospect. Many questions must be answered before a single word can be put to paper. Who is my audience? What do I want my audience to know? What do I want them to do with that information? Those questions are just the beginning. Effective writing is […]
Hello there! I'm Dawn. I am a Christ-follower who loves writing. I have two works in progress--a novel and a Bible study--and work as a full-time PR professional. I blog about my faith journey and life in general.