I am delighted to be able to share with you things from other writers that I found inspiring. I found these two posts yesterday and they both impressed me.
From the Inkpen Authoress, I learned some tips regarding the way my characters talk. How do you express a person's accent, education, etc. through their dialogue? Here is the link to Rachel Heffington's blog where she talks about it:
From Scribbling of My Pen and Tapping of My Keyboard, I was reminded of the tools of the writer's craft. I was reminded to not scorn the wisdom passed down from our predecessors. And I was reminded to "show" instead of "tell" the story. Here is a link to Anne-girl's blog where she enlightened me: