Tag: Sue Santiago

Sisters

This time of year makes my family strong on my mind. Today I’m thinking about my sisters. ❤

Pondering Hope

while mankind evolves
humanity regresses

Why God Made Dogs

I may have fallen down the photo rabbit hole. I’m a dog person and I don’t deny it. #grateful for my pups

November

An acrostic about a wonderful month.

Poem-A-Day Challenge

I Did This For Me

Just thinking about why I write

Haiku

On Legacy

A poem pondering legacy

#NaNoWriMo2021 #MyWay #poetry

Relentless

Absolutely relentless. As soon as the liftgate is open, these two jump in. I call them out so I can load the first suitcases. They jump back in. Call them out so I can add the cooler. They jump back in. And this pattern… Continue Reading “Relentless”

Works for kids and authors alike

You know how we teach our kids to write a basic story summary using the somebody-wanted-but-so-then model? It holds up from picture books through grown up books. So when I hit a plot problem I applied the somebody…strategy.   I noticed quickly that I… Continue Reading “Works for kids and authors alike”

Squashing Your Outer Adult to Write for Your Inner Child

“Rediscover the child in you so that you may write for the child before you,” literary agent, Stephen Fraser, urged a room of writers at the recent Marvelous Midwest conference. Challenge accepted. Just warning you, there will be no acting like adults here. These… Continue Reading “Squashing Your Outer Adult to Write for Your Inner Child”