In Defense of Dialogue Tags

This weekend I read a book I thought I would love. The opening pages hooked me. There wasn’t a single dialogue tag. Not one. The nonverbals were epic. But then I kept reading. Eventually…about 30 pages in…it felt like one big run-on sentence and I found myself a little distraught. I’d imagined genius at work on […]

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Epiphany Addict

I know, I know….first I was a book addict, now I’m an epiphany addict. But hey…at least I have healthy addictions 🙂 A writer friend of mine, Misty Waters, is the one who coined the term Epiphany Addict. We both experience these ‘epiphany highs’ and believe me…they make a writer’s day rock. So…Yesterday was a […]

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Moving Forward

How I see my heroine, Katherine Shaw. PHOTO CREDIT I decided that since my children are back in school now and my routine is back to normal, I need to focus more on blogging about my writing journey since, well….that is what this blog is all about 🙂 The only problem is that I don’t […]

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Music Making Me Happy

This week’s blog posts are limited because I am working diligently on The Writer’s Resource, a one-stop site that will hopefully direct writers to some of the best blog posts and articles on writing that the web has to offer. The Writer’s Resource should go LIVE sometime late Monday. (fingers crossed that I actually get […]

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