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Summer is here in the US. I think you can tell by the beautiful weather, or even if the sun isn’t shining in your part of the States, at least the flowers are blooming. Folks are planning summer escapes, and … Continue reading →
Just for fun, and because my blog has been on the back burner far too long, I thought I would post some of the illustrations I did for my series, since they have become obsolete. Perhaps you’re wondering why I … Continue reading →
Wow, this post could become political! Hold on though I’m not talking politics here though I certainly could be. I am actually talking book promotion. The need to promote is screaming at me. This dilemma is tugging in two different … Continue reading →
Here’s an interesting tip that I thought of for authors, writers and workers of the pen I am finding my manuscript shy of about 10K words, and I remember going through a self edit software once that pointed out ‘vague’ … Continue reading →
As I rewrite and revise my newest novel Periwinkle, I am continually looking for better ways to analyze my style, my characters, my plot. I was thrilled to have David Farland’s newsletter pop up in my email yesterday with a … Continue reading →
I participated in a Black Friday shopping event one time in my life.
I felt like an idiot getting up at 5 in the morning to go Christmas shopping, but the ad in the paper said there was going to be this phenomenal sale on children’s pajamas, and since I have 16 grandchildren, and my grandma always bought me pajamas, I thought I’d pass on the tradition and give all my grandchildren sleep apparel for Christmas! So rising at O-dark-thirty was, to me, a worthy compromise. Continue reading →
So I just finished writing my 50,000 th word this evening. The story isn’t done, nor is the manuscript much more than a rough draft (although I did go back over a few places and scrubbed some sense into it.) … Continue reading →