Niki Breeser Tschirgi, author of "Growing up Alaska", is a stay-at-home mom who resides in Spokane, Washington, with her husband and six adopted kids (five still at home, ages eight through eighteen, all boys). She discovered her love for writing in the seventh grade and studied Creative Writing at the University of Idaho. Niki wrote for Blindigo Online Magazine while living in Houston, Texas, and over the years, has published several blogs such as “The Stars Are Bright—How a Northern Girl Became a Southern Woman and Everything Inbetween” and “Rock a Child’s World,” which raised awareness for adoption in Texas. Her most current blogs can be read at www.spokandyland.com and www.growingupalaska.net. To connect with Niki and learn more about life in Alaska, follow her on Facebook: www.facebook.com/growingupalaska or Twitter @nikitschirgi.
About the Book: Growing up Alaska Beginning with a family move to Alaska in March of 1982, Growing up Alaska follows the memories of Niki as she settles down and lives in the small town of Tok (pronounced Toke), Alaska, located ninety miles from the Canadian border in the interior of the state. From daily… [Read More]
Brian Bird Closing Session Notes for “Connecting Writers With Hollywood 2017”
1. Thou Shalt know why before you figure out how.
If you are a writer, you need confirmation that you are supposed to do this work. If you don’t follow the call, you are selling yourself and the world short. You have a gift to give.
Why: What is your mission? You m…[Read more]
The Connecting Writers With Hollywood” conference was fantastic. I have typed up the closing session with Brian Bird (Touched By an Angel, When Calls the Heart) on the 10 Commandments of Being a Better Writer. If anybody wants me to email them a copy, let me know! I’m not sure how to post it on here! This is number 6.
Thou shalt know the…[Read more]