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Successes and Hurdles

Originally posted on Writing and Illustrating:
Erika Wassall, the Jersey Farm Scribe here with…  A Personal Story of Successes and Hurdles I have a story to tell this week. And while I debated about putting this up here, I have…

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4 Ingredient Chocolate Cookies

You guys won’t believe how easy and delicious these are. Yup, that’s right FOUR ingredients.  And they are the PERFECT balance of chew/crisp with a fudgey center.  And yeah… did I mention there are literally FOUR ingredients??? Family Focus Blog … Continue reading

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Character Interviews

Check out my post on Kathy Temean’s Writing and Illustrating for Children on: Character Interviews I had a BLAST with a writing friend of mine recently doing this exercise.  So much of writing can be really hard work.  Play with … Continue reading

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Stoking the Fire of a New Idea

Check out my post on Kathy Temean’s website Writing and Illustrating for Children. Today I’m talking about the parallels between a new love interest and the intensive cloud-nine feeling the surrounds a new idea.  They both have that over-the-moon excitement. … Continue reading

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Giving Your Revision Wings!

Here is my most recent post on Kathy Teamean’s site, Writing and Illustrating for Children. Giving Your Revision Wings! In this post I talk about how a personalized rejection from an agent because a revision, and process that both my … Continue reading

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Cornbread Muffin recipe with Maple Syrup

It’s been too long!  While my posts have continued to go up weekly on other sites, I have been lax in linking to them here.  I hope you enjoy this recipe and rest assured you’ll be hearing from me again … Continue reading

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Keeping the Flame Alive – Erika Wassall

My post on Kathy’s site today (Writing and Illustrating for Children) is about how to keep the love strong in your relationship with the written word. Writing is hard work, but it’s important that we keep a connection with that … Continue reading

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Easy and Amazing Chicken Broth Recipe

Have you ever wondered if there is a simple way to make any soup go from good to AMAZING? There is.  It’s this recipe.  Seriously. Chicken Broth Recipe from the Jersey Farm Scribe (this was my most recent post on Familyfocusblog.com.) … Continue reading

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Dealing with Rejection by Erika Wassall

Check out my post on Kathy’s site, Writing and Illustrating for Children, where I bear my soul and tell my blow-by-blow story (literally) of dealing with rejection. It’s a FULL DISCLOSURE tale that all started one terrifying Halloween morning! Dealing … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: Debut with Family Focus Blog

I am a new contributor to the very successful and fantastic site:  Family Focus Blog. It’s a really great site with articles on a wide-variety of topics, from cooking to travel tips and family activities to eco-friendly tips, DIY projects, parenting … Continue reading

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