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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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“But why do you write about history?” They Ask….

Many have asked why I write about history. “Writing about history takes so much time, you know, all that research!” they say. Let me introduce some of my history… about history. I love the Old West. I love New Zealand. … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth and Spread Good Will

December is for giving. What most people don’t realize is that most writers give back all the time. Being this is the season for giving, I thought I’d share with you. I give back. I run writers’ groups every Tuesday. … 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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Ever Thought of Riding the Pony Express?

I sure did…probably obsessed on riding the Pony Express, too, when I was a little girl riding out in the hills around La Honda, California. Maybe that’s why my first novel, A Long Trail Rolling, ended up being about the … Continue reading

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