Author Archives: Heather Dewey Pettet, Writer/Crafter

About Heather Dewey Pettet, Writer/Crafter

I am a writer, editor, artist and crafter, as well as a mom. I have done community journalism as well as written on my personal experiences. I have been writing professionally since 2000. I have covered community events and news, been a freelance copyeditor, and written on my experiences as a breast cancer survivor. I am also a mom to a great boy who happens to have autism.

No Writer Wednesday video this week

I have been making YouTube videos for a good couple of months now, and I have 5 subscribers. Ok, I’ll take that …  But now, while school is out for the summer, I will have less time for that. That … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Autism, Crafting, Special Needs Parenting, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

It’s Writer Wednesday!

I made a video yesterday on Copyediting, and the difference between copyediting and proofreading. In this (unedited, lol!) video, I also mention what proofreading is. I cite a website’s definition of what these important jobs are, and what professional copyeditors … Continue reading

Posted in Copyediting, Proofreading, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged | Leave a comment

Can I Finish Camp NaNo?

The question is, how do I feel about finishing Camp NaNo in a couple of days with not getting a word into the site? I have literally done nothing there. I have written a little in my notebook, and have … Continue reading

Posted in Moms Writing, Uncategorized, Writing | Leave a comment

I had filmed a video yesterday morning, one of those “What’s in my Bag?” videos, then finally posted it on my channel this morning.  While I think I did okay on it, in actuality I think I have way too many bags. … Continue reading

Posted in Crafting, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

This Week’s Post

So I’m trying to go to a weekly post. This week, I am pretty busy, with getting ready for Camp NaNoWriMo, getting ready for some editing jobs, and prepping some of my Autism Awareness crafts for photos. Because Saturday starts … Continue reading

Posted in Crafting, Uncategorized, Writing | Leave a comment

Necronomicon 2016

Well, I’ve edited this post way too many times. . .  And then I got so busy, I forgot to post it!! *Sigh.* Oh, well. Here it is:   Yes, I went to Necronomicon again this year, and it was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Random Thoughts on my Work in Progress

When I started doing research for my novel in 2008, I came across a lot of things… some of which have become a part of every day life for some, now. I had a character who was into making everything, … Continue reading

Posted in Moms Writing, Procrastination in Writing, Special Needs Parenting, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment