Category Archives: Amy’s Posts

Looking Forward to Autumn

I realize it’s not even Labor Day and, worse, I live in Florida where autumn won’t arrive for weeks and weeks.  Shoot, we’re just gearing up for the heaviest part of hurricane season in my neighborhood. But I’m looking forward … Continue reading

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Micro Fiction

It seems more and more I find myself pressed for time.  Not enough time to get my work done nor enough time to enjoy leisure activities.  I suspect it may be smoke and mirrors. I mean, the amount of time … Continue reading

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Celebrating Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block.  You’ve heard of it, haven’t you? That dreadful onset of brain-freeze that prevents a writer from writing. I have days where the words flow together like a stroke of genius. And then there are writer’s block days where … Continue reading

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The Author’s Voice

I was in Saint Petersburg, FL, this past weekend for the Historical Novel Society conference.  My first time attending it, and it was terrific.  I attended informative workshops, met talented authors, and discovered tons of new books. (Good thing I … Continue reading

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Adventure Awaits

When I was young—like Liz’s daughter (see yesterday’s post), that kind of young—my head was filled with adventurous ideas.  I planned to own a horse, even though I lived in suburbia.  I planned to go to college.  I planned to … Continue reading

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The Art of Collaboration

Here in the States, we just celebrated our Memorial Day holiday weekend, which is the official kickoff to summer (despite parts of New England getting snow!).  I live at the beach, so I missed the snow.  I even avoided the … Continue reading

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Author Liberty Blake with Giveaway

Amy Atwell is on a writing retreat, and she recruited the talented Liberty Blake to stand in for her. I was blown away by Liberty’s guest blog, and now that I know her, I’m looking forward to reading her books. … Continue reading

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Back To School – The Writer Way

I feel like there’s been a theme going on here at Magical Musings, and it hasn’t been by design.  Michelle began it last week with her post on Writer and Reader Events.  Then Marilyn posted on Friday about Teachers Who … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Time Period? (Giveaway!)

Update: Our winner for the 2 paperback books is Kristine Radgman.  I’ll be in touch with you via email to get a mailing address. Congrats!! I am a sucker for historical fiction. I love to lose myself in a different … Continue reading

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Dangles and Studs

Update: We picked a winner for the iTunes card, and it was comment #1—Casey Clifford!  Congrats, Casey, I’ll be in touch about sending you your prize! Spring is finally in the air in Florida—I swear, it was colder in March … Continue reading

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