Writing from the heart

Jennifer Bardsley believes in friendship, true love, and the everlasting power of books. She lives in Edmonds, Washington with her husband and two children, and walks from her house to the beach every chance she gets. Her newest book, “Sweet Bliss,” released from Montlake in 2021 and is part of the “Harper Landing” series. She alsoContinue reading “Writing from the heart”

The brave men of 741st Tank Battalion

Once when I was little my grandma told me the story of my grandpa’s service in WW II and I didn’t believe her. I knew that my grandpa was considered a hero, and had a purple splotch across his hand, but the story my grandma told was unbelievable. She was a well-known embellisher of ideas,Continue reading “The brave men of 741st Tank Battalion”

What makes a book “good?”

Reading and Writing are tied together like puzzle pieces. If something is boring to write (like a thank you card) it will also be boring to read. That’s why it’s so important to think about what makes reading and writing exciting. This post contains the outline for a writing lesson I did with my son’sContinue reading “What makes a book “good?””