After “THE END” Comes #writing

No better words are ever typed by a writer than “THE END”. This is when the writer finally resurfaces and blinks myopically around at the real world after being fully submerged in their story filled heads. I’m happy to admit I have finally hit this stage with CAUGHT IN THE AFTERMATH, the third book in […]

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Did You Survive NANO? #writing #nano

So did you do it? Were you crazy enough to let NANO suck you under and spit you out thirty days later? *looks out and notes the pale skin, sunken wild eyes, electric shock hairstyles and shakes head* Oh you poor, well intention souls. I’ve been there, done that, and this year may not have […]

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It’s All In The Music #writing #passions

Every writer has more than one passion. Just looking around my group of lovelies, I have one awesome writer who takes great joy in showing off her beautiful Saluki darlings, another loves creating culinary delights (and then quality testing them), still another finds solace in sketching images, another indulges in discovering new places and people, […]

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Your Character’s Why #writingtips

For those who’ve read my books you’ll probably notice I’m a character driven writer. (According to my critique partners, I’m also the queen of sub-plots, but that’s another post.) About 99.9% of the time when I’m playing around with a new story idea, I’m starting with a character, not the world or the plot, but […]

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RESDISCOVERING THE SPARK #writing

I recently took a break in-between writing projects for an epic family vacation. But the break wasn’t just because of the vacay, it was also because my ever-steady writing flame was sputtering, threatening to puff out in a gasp of smoke. Since my first book published in 2011, I’ve been blessed to get a total […]

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Remembering Why You Write #writerslife

In the wonderfully creative world of writers we are flooded with posts on writing tips, marketing strategies, balancing life with creativity, and nailing those word counts. The amount of positive encouragement is huge, and I’ve always loved the fact that this exists in the writing community. Our ability as writers to constantly offer that nudge […]

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