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WRITING IS A JOURNEY

Writing is not just sitting down and writing a story.  It is revision after revision and edit after edit.  It is a journey, no matter how much you love to write. Every time I print out my book and review it, I … Continue reading

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The Timeline

Things are heating up now that I am in the last days of reviewing my book, “Waiting on the Outside” with my editor, Christina Frey at Page Two Editing.  The one thing I see as more important than I previously thought is … Continue reading

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Publisher Interested in my Book Proposal

Okay, so I sent out six book proposals expecting to get six rejections about six months after I inquired.   I got one back in just a week and they are interested.   Can you believe that?  I’m thrilled and happy.  Even … Continue reading

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How to set up a mailing list on your blog

From Dream, Play, Write: This is a short and to the point blog on how to set up a mailing list.  I found it valuable…like a little gem I found by accident.  They are always the best. How to set … Continue reading

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Booksandopinions.com

The Irish reader at booksandopinions.com loves to read.  she posts extremely thoughtful bits of information and inspiration.  I have just sent her my book to read! (My book is still in the editing phase, so is not available for the public … Continue reading

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Dead Silence

Have you ever had this happen?  I’m reading the next chapter I ‘m working on to my critique group and when I finish…….dead silence.  Whoa, what happened?  Was it so terrible or so good no one had anything to say?  Or … Continue reading

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Working on a New Book and Washing my Hands.

So, my first book (Waiting on the Outside) is ready for editing and I am working on two more.  One was supposed to be a medical thriller about a virus, but then along came the real deal, Ebola.  I just hope the Ebola … Continue reading

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Beta Readers

On Goodreads you can find beta readers who will take their time to read your manuscript and give feedback.  It is all free and a valuable tool for any writer!  They are awesome! I am currently beta  reading two novels, … Continue reading

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FUNERAL FOR ONE

FUNERAL FOR ONE. A poem to read and reflect on via FUNERAL FOR ONE.

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WAITING ON THE OUTSIDE

My new book:  WAITING ON THE OUTSIDE will be out soon. I am so excited! It is in final editing by a professional and looks like it will be a very interesting story. It tells how families who have a … Continue reading

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