Monthly Archives: August 2017

WBP: What I Wish I had Shared

Honestly, the Writer’s Block Party whizzed by! So, when I offer this list of things I wish I had shared, it’s because there was no time for more. Social media is a sprawling topic. To cover all of the intricacies … Continue reading

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WBP: What I Shared

The Writer’s Block Party topic this year was, Brand Aid: Blogging and Social Media for Writers. I participated on the panel, and as I mentioned, felt out of my league with the level of expertise represented by the other panelists, … Continue reading

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Brand-Aid: Blogging and Social Media for Writers Wrap-up

The In Print affiliate, Chicago Writers’ Association hosted the 6th Annual Writer’s Block Party Saturday, August 26, at the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin. I was proud to be a part of the panel featuring Jennifer Brown Banks, Marcie Hill, Becky Sarwate, and Charlie Monte … Continue reading

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The Letter K

Next up in The Writer’s Alphabet is the letter K. K could be for Kindle Worlds, where K could also be for Kinder Garden, my first novella in the Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mysteries World, but it could not be for Baker’s … Continue reading

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Crazy 80’s

For my husband’s birthday, we went out to eat, to a show, and back in time. We joined a rowdy AARP crowd of Crazy 80’s people at the Arcada in Saint Charles, IL for the Retro Futura tour featuring Annabella … Continue reading

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Hi Rev Writing Retreat

I just spent five days and four nights with three fantastically talented people in Lonesome Hollow, a remote location in Wisconsin. I spent that time writing. Well, reading and editing, but also writing. Sure, we ate, laughed, drank, laughed, and … Continue reading

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J is for…

I wanted to say J is for Just, but when I was editing the post, I realized “just” is one of those words I try to remove. Instead, J will be for Juxtaposition. Check out the rest of The Writer’s … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen, a Mary O’Reilly Paranormal Mysteries World story, is now available on Kindle! Baker’s Dozen is the story of Vivian Flynn, who in 1958 planned to hold a cascading bouquet of daisies when she walked down the aisle. Then … Continue reading

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