Monthly Archives: December 2018

I asked a simple question…

And I received the most amazing responses! For the December Literary Mary Chat, I decided that instead of asking one author a handful of questions, I would ask several authors one question… The support and insight they provided is overwhelming. … Continue reading

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Of Christmases Past

Christmastime is a season for recollection. Remembrance. Tradition. Have you noticed that as we grow older, our traditions change? Become harder to hold onto? Do you find yourself adapting instead of repeating? It seemed so much easier before. Kudos to … Continue reading

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Zed

We made it! Welcome to the last original entry into The Writer’s Alphabet! Can I just say, Z is a hard one. Taking into consideration how much research we do as writers, how much ancillary information we pick up along … Continue reading

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Yes, please

I asked myself, should I wrap up The Writer’s Alphabet today? And I responded with a hearty YES, PLEASE! (I did begin these twenty-six entries in February of 2017.) It’s important to keep positive when you’re a writer. Some days … Continue reading

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The Art (and Application) of Positive Psychology

Are you thinking, “Huh?” Do I have your attention with a blog title like that? I hope so. This is a good one. The first keynote at the Indie Author Conference was Daniel Lerner, renowned speaker, author, and consultant.┬áSomeone we … Continue reading

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The value of X

We’re in the final stages of The Writer’s Alphabet… and I’m x-static to introduce the letter X. X-ing out is an important (and sometimes painful) part of the editing process. No matter how poetic the verse, exceptional the passage, or … Continue reading

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