Category Archives: Toni Kelly

Year End Magic

Do you believe in magic? I’m not talking Ronald McDonald or even David Copperfield, but I’m talking about the spirit of this time of year and the magic that seems to infiltrate itself into many of us. The holidays (Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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The End

What two famous and significant words! It is the end of my vacation and I really could cry. Thanksgiving was wonderful as was seeing my family and I’m pretty much out of days off for the rest of the year … Continue reading

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What I’m Thankful For

I’m making the assumption that this site is read by mostly adults so when I say “you” or “we” I really mean we adults. Do you remember the times when people actually used to care about whether you were sick or … Continue reading

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Weather and the Writing Mood

I grew up back east. Not exactly the cold New England but neither the temperate southeast. I grew up in good ol’Virginia, right around DC. I loved the summers and hated the cold winters. I loved and still love the … Continue reading

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The Write Thing to Say

Okay, before I get accused of poor spelling or word usage, let me just say I meant to use “write” in the title. Today I want to discuss words and their complexity. For most writers, a thesaurus is an absolutely … Continue reading

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Research, is it Necessary?

There are many of us writers that live for the research of our works. And there are many of us who absolutely dread it. So the question as to whether it is necessary is not an uncommon one. I will … Continue reading

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Do We Take Words For Granted?

I think the answer for many to my above title/question would be “yeah, I guess” but I’d also say that many times we don’t even realize when we are taking words for granted. I have a presentation this week and … Continue reading

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