Author Archives: DrEMiller

About DrEMiller

K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.

Vampires and Photographs

The current novel I am reading is about a vampiric private investigator. True to common lore, she does not show up in mirrors. And she does not show up in photos, either, but that may or may not be part … Continue reading

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SF’s Hugo Awards

So I am reading through my email when I come accross a book blog from Amazon.com. It’s in the Science Fiction and Famtasy newsletter. Although I know Amazon’s book editorial staff is very on-the-ball about books and Amazon readership, I … Continue reading

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My Weekly Writing Challenge

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
It’s that time of the week again – challenge time. Here are my latest challenges for you: OPTION ONE: Write a fifteen-word story with the words HUNGRY, TAXI and SUPERMAN in it somewhere. OPTION TWO: Write…

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Writing for Readers

Often, when I pick up a book that is part of an already published series, I tend to read one book after another. Sometimes, this works well, as it does not give me time to forget characters or events that … Continue reading

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Another Day…

It was just another day when my husband planned to be home. Last night, I strongly suggested  that he may want to go into his office and catch up or get ahead, while things were relatively quiet with his job. … Continue reading

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Proofreading 101 – The Ultimate List of Things to Edit For – The White Corner Creative…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
? Proofreading is a vital part of writing a blog post, and if you create your own list of things to edit for it can also be one of the…

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Buying ISBNs?

Saw this on Don’s site. It caught my eye because I never thought about how ISBNs get assigned to books. Check out this post to learn more.   Originally posted on Lit World Interviews: Your book’s ISBN (International Standard Book … Continue reading

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Advertise Your Book

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? A Writer’s Path is open for authors to advertise their books. I’m also accepting advertisements on The Book Review Directory and All Romance Reads. I’m an author, and I know firsthand how difficult it…

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https://dailypost.wordpress.com/2016/08/19/first-friday-15/

Are you new to blogging? Here is a place, provided through WordPress, to share one of your first blogs. Using WordPress’s various facilities can help you build your audience, improve your skills, and get to know others who participate in … Continue reading

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And So, I Sketched

Friday was slipping by so quickly that I felt as though I were in a whirlwind vortex of time, fast-forwarding to a nebulous future. And so, to slow the progression to a pace I could comprehend, I picked up a … Continue reading

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