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.

Blog Renaming/Back to School

I Need a New Blog Name I am going to try posting weekly here. I am also looking for a new name for this blog, that maybe I could use also for a YouTube channel. I am thinking hard about … Continue reading

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A local chili cookoff and fundraiser

I just love to write about local events in the Tampa Bay area. Maybe that’s because I was a stringer for newspapers at one time. Or maybe it’s because I just love to do it. At any rate, there is … Continue reading

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Special Olympics Swim Meet

This is a more personal post, not necessarily a review. We attended our very first regional Special Olympics swim meet this morning. It was a great experience, and my son did well. He has been attending Special Olympics Swimming since … Continue reading

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Blog Mission, Book Idea, and Writing about Characters with Special Needs

Please pardon my dust as I am trying to reorganize my writing life. As part of that effort, I am trying to restart my blogs. Here goes. . . . This blog is about the experience of having a child … Continue reading

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Here we go, summer . . . we’re off to the movies!

This is a more personal blog post. I want to get this particular blog back up and running again.   Here we go, there are just a few days of school left. I need to make up a schedule for … Continue reading

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I’ve been volunteering for a couple of months now at Horsepower for Kids, a local nonprofit horse barn and so much more. It’s great, in that I get my animal fix there. And there are so many animals! I also get … Continue reading

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My Peter Pan

(I haven’t posted in a long time. Trying to get back in the spirit of things by trying something a little different. Thinking about the broadcast of “Peter Pan Live” got me thinking, and remembering things.) I have been in … Continue reading

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