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How real is an imaginary home?

The joy of writers is taking an imaginary place and making it real. Continue reading

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My Kindle Scout Experience

**Spoiler Alert** I didn’t get picked for a publishing contract. LOL I’ve been doing this indie author thing since 2011 and I like to try new things, so I thought I would give Kindle Scout a try. Best case-publishing contract. … Continue reading

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Plotting and Planning

There are two schools of thought for writing a book; plotting and pantsing (writing by the seat of your pants). I’m very much a Type A personality. Hence, lots of plotting. When I go to plot a story, it looks … Continue reading

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Use The Things

New Year’s Resolutions. Do them? Ignore them? Do them and drop them by the wayside come January 31st? I’ve done all of the above. But this year I decided to do something different. I decided to make a choice to … Continue reading

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Family Holiday Traditions

It is that time of year again…holidays with the family! Time for all the remembered foods. Time for all the remembered traditions. But… Sometimes traditions have to change. People move away and it is harder to get together. Dinner that … Continue reading

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The Author’s Promise

An author’s promise lets you know, as a reader, what you get when you get that author’s books. A guarantee that their book will be what you expect from them. Mine is: A little sweet. A little sexy. A lot … Continue reading

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I Need a Title!

Those words don’t usually come out of my mouth. When I settle down to write a story I almost always start with a title. The Authors of Main Street are working on Christmas stories for a new boxed set and … Continue reading

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