Category Archives: Writing

Making Senses

I am happy to say that I spent this past weekend working on book two in my Pandoran Legacy series. No, please sit down, no ovation necessary. Your hearty applause is kudos enough. The follow up to A Stranger’s Child … Continue reading

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Remember when I used to write?

Yes.That was awesome. I have SIX publications! And so many more in the works…except that by “works” I mean not so much working on. But why? I want to finish book 2 in the Pandoran Legacy series.Kimmie has many more … Continue reading

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White Board Worthy

I’ve recently returned from a writers’ retreat and was thinking about what words of writing wisdom I could share with my Monday blog readers . . . but then I realized our highlights are NSFW. My friends do not, and … Continue reading

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This is my 443rd week of posts!

I came across an old blog post the other day and it inspired me to update it. It’s from January 28, 2013 and titled MaryFranniversary. It celebrates a FULL year, 52 weeks, of Monday blogs. I was pretty proud of … Continue reading

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Doing my part.

As you probably know, I’ve been working on the sequel to A Stranger’s Child for almost two years now. It’s been slow going…a false start (that part will be book three), personal stuff, and the unexpected deaths of friends and … Continue reading

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Writing Inspiration?

Six weeks ago, I blogged about waking with a crazy idea for a new novel! Then I joked, just kidding, IT’S REAL LIFE. First of all, can I repeat that…SIX WEEKS. In that time, I have received a lot of … Continue reading

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I woke up this morning with a great idea for a new novel…

Just kidding. IT’S REAL LIFE! As a fiction author who has dabbled with post-apocalyptic and dystopian themes, I am both fascinated and freaked out. Which is fascinating in its own way. You just can’t do this kind of research from … Continue reading

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MasterClass

I received a subscription to MasterClass for Christmas. I immediately went through the list of many offerings and compiled a wish list of classes I’d like to take. For those of you who are not familiar, MasterClass offers online classes … Continue reading

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Donut Fire

It’s no surprise that WORDS fascinate me. As a writer, sure, but also as a reader–and especially as a speaker–their origins and usage are of interest. Did you know that Merriam-Webster, America’s most trusted dictionary for English word definitions, meanings, and … Continue reading

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And we’re off…!

It’s a new year. A fresh start. A brand-new beginning. Thank goodness, right? Last year was…an emotional challenge. Now I know, just like everyone knows, that a year is only a word to represent the turning of the planet around … Continue reading

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