Author Archives: Angela Schroeder

About Angela Schroeder

Angela Schroeder is a single mother of three. She was born and raised in Iowa in a river town known for its pearl buttons. Having four siblings, she never lacked for someone to play with. As she grew older, she found herself pulled into books and writing more and more. Her parents are her heroes, her siblings her confidants and tormentors, and her children are a wonderful blessing. Church is important to her children and her. They enjoy the friendships they’ve made with the people there. Writing has always been a passion. Her first experience was in fifth grade when she went to a one-day writing conference. After that she knew it was something she wanted to pursue.

Writing in a time of Covid

This week we’re discussing our writing during this crazy summer and how it has affected it. Over the past several months everything has changed. My family is evolving. We’re home more often. We’re spending even more time together (which I … Continue reading

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A Rapunzel Retelling

This week we’re discussing fairy tales. I do enjoy a good fairy tale and and good retelling. Like Patty mentioned yesterday a lot of the stories that we know have much darker endings than many of us grew up with. … Continue reading

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When My Ship Comes In

If, suddenly, after all your years of writing, your “ship” finally came in and your titles were receiving wide acclaim (and sales… and INCOME), what would you like to do with that “positioning” to help aspiring writers? That would be … Continue reading

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Connecting to my Family

Late last year I began to acquire some family heirlooms. I managed to fit a buffet, china cabinet, sewing machine, and secretary into my dining room. The rocking chair is in my entry waiting to be repaired. All of these … Continue reading

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Therapy in Writing

“Have you used something that happened to you in real life in any of your stories? Did you change it at all?” The answer is yes. Many things/events from my life have made their way into my writing. Some things … Continue reading

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Guest Reviewer

My guest author for this week has to be postponed to a later date. I’m looking forward to when I can get that post up. So I decided to bring on a guest reviewer. For the past several weeks where … Continue reading

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Computer Glitches

Things have been crazy around here! What with everything going on that so many people are dealing with then on top of that I have been trying to fix my computer. I ordered a new screen and had to wait … Continue reading

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Sifting Through Memories

I’m still temporarily out of work but I’m actually busier now than I was when I was working. Early in the morning I get up to pick my sister up from work. When I get home, before the kids wake … Continue reading

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Where’s Spring?

What do you do to welcome/get ready for spring? I don’t know that I do a lot to get ready for spring. Spring does seem to just sort of happen, though really we seem to skip over it often. Take … Continue reading

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Three I read.

We’re discussing genres that we read and why. I read a lot of different kinds of stories but I guess you can fit all of those down into two or three genres with multiple subgenres. I read childrens , historical, … Continue reading

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