Category Archives: Barbara Renner

Longhand or Computer?

Longhand or Computer? by Barbara Renner Several authors I know prefer to pen their novels the old-fashioned way, with paper and pencil, rather than use a computer. In addition, some famous authors write in longhand instead of using a typewriter … Continue reading

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Input from Others Can Improve Your Output as an Author

Input from Others Can Improve Your Output as an Author by Barbara Renner I wrote my first two picture books while living in a small town in northwest Minnesota for the summer. Enthralled with the state bird, the Common Loon, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Sign?

What’s Your Sign? by Barbara Renner Today is my daughter’s birthday. Can I get a collective “Happy Birthday, Jackie”? I won’t tell you how old she turns today because that will not only reveal her age, but her momma’s approximate … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Letter Writing

The Lost Art of Letter Writing by Barbara Renner With today’s technology, not many people or businesses write letters anymore, but there is an art to letter writing. Believe it or not, I taught an entire course on Business Letter … Continue reading

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Little Free Libraries

Little Free Libraries by Barbara Renner Take a book. Leave a book. That’s the basic concept of the Little Free Library (LFL), a free book exchange housed in a small wooden box where anyone may take a book to read … Continue reading

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