Pat Sawtelle

Enjoying Life…one daisy at a time!

Writing Tips – Use of Outlines Before AND After

As I've said before, write, write, write until you reach the end of the story. Now that you know how it ends you have to look for holes in the story like where you left out information or placed things... Continue Reading →

Old Sayings! #1

Raised in the south my parents had a plethora of sayings that randomly popped up like nuggets of stored wisdom ready to be whipped out and dropped into the brain of some unsuspecting kid. It seems that sayings vary by... Continue Reading →

Writing Tip – Chapter Breaks

Write. Write more. Finish the story. Put in chapter breaks when you feel it fits the flow but don't stop to figure out where they go until the story is complete.  When you type "the end" you're ready to think... Continue Reading →

Life Choices

"Every fork in the road offers us a choice. We must choose one and follow that road until the next fork or path provides a new choice. We don’t always choose the right path, but we learn from those mistakes... Continue Reading →

What’s The Difference Between Readers and Writers?

The difference between readers and writers is how you act when you reach an exciting part of the story. Readers - keep reading or sneak a peek at the end of the mystery (shh...don't tell) Writers - type until the... Continue Reading →

Get Your Mystery Fix Today!

I'm excited to announce I've corrected the cover on this one and it is live on Amazon as an ebook today. This is a whimsical quick read I hope you'll enjoy. The Feathered Crown - A Hat Maker Mystery by... Continue Reading →

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