Posts By: Skila

Quotable Thursday

I love when someone writes the heck out of a sentence. On Thursdays, I try to post some of my favorites.

“I’ve learned that history is the autobiography of the historian, that ignoring the past is the act of a fool, and that loyalty does not mean falling into line, Read More

Quotable Thursday

I love when someone writes the heck out of a sentence. On Thursdays, I try to post some of my favorites.

“A story was nothing more than a lie you got away with.”

~Yaa Gyasi’s HomegoingRead More

Back to School

Hello, readers! Fall is almost here. School is back in session where I live, and I’m booking now for fall and spring school visits. Fall has only a few slots left. Reach out to me if you’re interested. I do a free 20 minute Q & A over Skype with … Read More

Skyping with an author

I always intend to blog more about my school visits. I never remember to take photos myself, but often times the coordinator will send me some pictures after the fact and I’m always grateful. And then I don’t do anything with them!

 

Today I’m changing that. Earlier this month … Read More

Writing Retreat

I’ve been traveling a lot recently. Here are some highlights from a writing retreat in Florida:

 

 

It’s a hard life being a writer. I know.

 

Time away to write is a wonderful thing. Time away to write with friends is even better. We had great conversations and … Read More

MIA

I’ve been missing in action on the blog of late. I’m sorry. Life.

I think my posts will be sporadic this spring as I’m working on two different novel revisions. But today I wanted to pop in to remind you that it’s National Poetry Month!! I had some fun plans … Read More