Writing Advice

Erikson’s Initiative Versus Guilt

I'm a little late with this, but better late than never.  Here's this week's Writer's Wednesday post. We’re moving on to the next stage in Erikson’s developmental theory.  Initiative versus guilt.  This is what kids ages three to five (or so) are working on.  It is an extension of the terrible twos.  Kids entering this… Continue reading Erikson’s Initiative Versus Guilt

Writing Advice

Erickson and Writing

Write what you know.  Advice authors have received for who knows how long.  But, what is that? Those three sentences got me thinking about that.  Then, a couple discussions online about flat characters, difficult dialogue, or struggles with character interactions, got me to connect a few dots.  Why am I not using more of my… Continue reading Erickson and Writing

Other Randomness

My Vaccine Soapbox (It’s Not What You Think)

I am going to preface this post by making this disclaimer.  This post is NOT about taking sides in the vaccine debate that continues to occur in the United States.  I am just trying to add some additional information to the debate.  I am a strong advocate of making informed decisions and hope this will… Continue reading My Vaccine Soapbox (It’s Not What You Think)