Monthly Archives: March 2011

Using my Degree

I must admit to a certain amount of professional jealousy when I learn that another writer, published or not, has a degree in English, or Literature, or something that is directly related to the story crafting we both do.  My … Continue reading

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Mommy Time, a short story about a detour in time

I woke up Tuesday morning with this idea in my head, then found that The Red Dress Club had a prompt for a story about a Detour.  Do you think it fits? Whoever told her it was a good idea … Continue reading

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You’re the Inspiration

I’m always trying to strike a balance between describing my characters enough to give my readers a good idea of what they look like, while still letting my readers form their own images in their minds. One idea of the … Continue reading

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Some writers write with a monkey on their back.  I have a cat on mine.  Or, more specifically, he is draped comfortably across my shoulders in a pose akin to many pictures of shepherds I’ve seen in biblical illustrations. Before … Continue reading

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The “Kingdom Come” novels… intro

 I love romance novels!  So when I decided to take up the NaNoWriMo challenge in November 2010 and write a complete novel in one month, that’s the genre I chose.  But I wanted to put a twist on it, so … Continue reading

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In the Beginning Was the Word

…and then there were more words, and then the word count passed 50,000, then 100,000, and something had to be done! It feels odd writing a blog post when I don’t even have a blog, but it does make sense … Continue reading

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