The Binge Writer

August 18, 2014

Cussing For My Kid

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August 15, 2014

Introducing Meeta…. Thunder Draka

Meeta is Avortovar’s trusty mount in The Last Waveson – Grafting. The thunder draka is one of the offspring of the Ancient Dragons of Ol. Learn more about the adventures of Meeta and Avortovar in the upcoming series, The Last Waveson.  
August 11, 2014

Rattlesnake Summit

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June 17, 2014

Snuggle Time

Check out my blog post about showing love to my daughter by making “snuggle time” special… You can find out more at the just18summers blog.
June 10, 2014

Disney Disaster

Sometimes God uses us to teach our children, and sometimes God uses our children to teach us. Learn more about my Disney disaster at the just18summers blog Moldable Moments.
June 3, 2014

Mold Love by Modeling It First

Check out my post on how I mold love in the life of my five year old daughter by modeling it in how I relate to her and cherish her. Find out more about these moldable moments, at the just18summers blog.
June 2, 2014

Binge Writer

I am a binge writer. I always have been, and I probably always will be. What is a binge writer you ask? A binge writer is an author who indulges in writing for a brief period of time. Often followed by extended periods of an absence of writing. For me, I can write 10,000-15,000 words a day typing at 25 words per minute. I know […]
June 1, 2014

“Backheifen” in the Last Waveson

Here is an excerpt from my book The Last Waveson: Grafting. I was able to get my version of the german word Backpfeifengezicht in my book. Yay!   While he observed the guards, something struck Avo in the back of his shoulder. Perci pushed him as he brushed by. After a few steps, Perci turned and shot a smug self-righteous smirk back at Avo. Avo […]
May 30, 2014

Second Draft Begins

Today I am attempting a second draft of my Young Adult novel, The Last Waveson: Grafting. After spending a week at the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer’s Conference, I have lots of new ideas. Thanks to wonderful classes by Zena Dell Lowe, Steve Laube, and DiAnn Mills. I have a few other new ideas thanks to random information I have been learning from my new […]
May 29, 2014

“10 Commandments From a Hollywood Producer”

When Calls the Heart Do you know Janette Oke’s “When Calls the Heart” series on the Hallmark Channel? Last week I met the show’s creator and executive producer, Brian Bird. We were at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. I had supper at his table one night. God has called this humble man to serve as a Christian writer and producer in Hollywood. In his keynote address, Brian […]
June 14, 2012

Top Ten Most Amazing Places (that I have seen)

Honorable Mentions: Ohio Caverns, OH           In my childhood I was mesmerized by the Ohio Caverns. I have fond memories of the times that I visited there. Garden of the Gods, CO             I didn’t spend much time in the park but it was impressive and unique.  Stones defying gravity and the elements. 10. Niagara Falls, […]
June 12, 2012

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June 12, 2012

The Story Continues…

If you are interested in writing Fiction, Non-fiction, or Children’s books, the Story Continues writer’s conference is for you. Some new friends of mine are hosting or speaking at this conference. I am sure it will be well done and you will have the opportunity to learn much. If interested please click the link below to check out the conference flier. Registration ends soon! The […]
June 3, 2012

Cyleyoung.com Blog

I blog on subjects related to: parenting, leadership, entertainment, and Christianity. On occasion, I will throw in a random topic that might interest you.Regardless, I promise to provide: Dialogue not monologue.  I want to connect and discuss with you about the topics I post about.  I want to hear your opinion, so don’t be bashful. Speak up! Even if you disagree with me. (That’s how […]