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Hey guys! I have created a newsletter! I say that with enthusiasm because I am not always the most tech savvy, but I DID IT. The Monthly Courant will contain lots of goodies. 1) An interesting or little known historical tidbit 2) Updates on my writing and publishing journey 3) News about my travels 4) […]

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An Author’s Confessional: 15 Authors Talk About The Biggest Obstacle In Their Writing Life

Sometimes we writers get this wild idea that we are the only ones facing adversity. When you find yourself face first in the keys of your laptop or avoiding it all together, it can feel like no one else on the planet can possibly understand.That little voice (we all have it) starts chiming all kinds of things […]

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Killing My Darlings

It’s an old saying, but it’s good advice. Kill your darlings.I’d heard it said many times but I never really thought about it pertaining to me. *insert smiley face* Well, guess what? It pertains to all writers. You love your words. You do. It may be a sentence, a paragraph, a scene or a whole […]

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Clarification In Fiction

Just a quick note today.  As I go through this draft of my WIP, I notice how important clarity is. What makes sense to the writer may not make sense to the reader, and we need to be sure things are crystal clear. It’s called understanding motivations and goals. The reader needs to be clear […]

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I’m Back!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Holiday!! I sure did. And though my break from blogging gave me a lot of much needed extra time to do all the holiday stuff people do, I missed being here. That being said, my blogging schedule is about to change. As most of you know, I’m trying to […]

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