Author Archives: Audra Harders

Writing kids into our manuscripts

Take a peek over at Seekerville for Ruth Logan Herne’s opinion on writing children into your manuscript. She has a wonderful, earthy way about telling writers that if you don’t know kids, don’t write them. And if that’s not enough … Continue reading

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Maybe January 31st, 2009

As Martin Luther King once said, “I have a dream. . .” Or rather in the words of Audra Harders, “I had a dream.” My original goal was to complete the rough draft of my current wip by Dec 31st. … Continue reading

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Cost of the Twelve Days of Christmas 2008

The Twelve Days of ChristmasPrices of items in the Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” according to PNC Wealth Management: On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,1 Partridge = $ 20 ($15 last year)1 … Continue reading

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Holiday Cheer

Happy Holidays, woo-woo. . . I love the Christmas holidays. All the food, joy, decorations, food, snow (Colorado), family,. . . hey, did I mention food?? Although an avid non-cooker, baker, candy-stick maker myself, I have lots of talented friends … Continue reading

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From Our Pets’ Perspective. . .

I know this has been posted tons of times, but I still think it’s a hoot! Sorry I don’t know how to give credit where credit is due, I’m certainly not the creator. So, whoever originally thought this up, thanks … Continue reading

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A Different Christmas Poem

This holiday season, may we remember all the blessings in our lives and pray for those who can’t spend these precious days with their own family and friends. The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round … Continue reading

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The Pardoned One

Most people have dogs to protect their homes. And we do have our share of the furry beasts, but nothing beats our guard turkey. He is a beautiful bird, and probably would have tasted great a couple years ago, but … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

What a wonderful holiday in the midst of dreary November. Not only do we have the opportunity to visit with friends and family, we get an eat-your-full, free-pass, no calorie-counting day! Now, I’ll have you know, my cooking is passible … Continue reading

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(Word) Countdown to December 31st

November 23, 2008I’ve been dragging my heels, but no more! I plan to complete my rough draft rewrite of Rough and Ready by Dec 31, 2008! Daunting task, you say? Not if I’m faithful. How can I call myself a … Continue reading

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Check It Out!

Are you thinking for starting a new writing project? Debby Giusti has some great idea for beginning that new book, starting with the first line! Check out Seekerville to read her blog. Donnell has posted a blog on Five Scribes … Continue reading

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