Tag Archives: writing

Is There a Techie in the House?

Yes, there is. And, apparently, it’s… …me? Last night was another of those evenings where the menfolk kept pestering me about their electronic devices. It’s as if the minute they see me open my WIP to get some writing done, … Continue reading

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On Writing ‘Short’…Yeah, Right.

Hello! I hope you’re having a great week!   Those of you reading this blog generally know the Authors of Main Street write a Christmas boxed set, right? Well, I was honoured to have been asked to join AoMS this … Continue reading

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I admit it. I’m going to need therapy.

I’ve prepared for this moment for eighteen years now. But in these last few hours as a mom with a senior in high school, come Saturday, I know I’m going to completely fall apart. Sure, after twenty-four weeks of puking … Continue reading

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The First and Last Line

The first and last line of your novel is really the first impression and, hopefully, the lasting impression. The first line should make you say—and then what happened? And the last line should propel you to the author’s blog in … Continue reading

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Nothing Makes you a Better Writer than Writing

Hello, welcome, and thank you for stopping by! I had a blog post all prepared, when I realized that my posting date was Cinco de Mayo, or Mexican Independence Day! But then, being the writer of historical fiction that I … Continue reading

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So I’ve Finished Another First Draft…Now What?

Yup! That’s how I feel when I’ve finally made it to the end of another story. But what happens now? Every author has their own process they go through. I thought I’d see if I could pinpoint how I get … Continue reading

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It’s all fun until they knock on your door.

Research is queen in the writing world. Set your story in a city like San Francisco and use detectives in your police department instead of inspectors and someone will ding you for it. We can research the minutiae of every … Continue reading

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