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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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Fairy Tale Day

Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 25th, is Tell a Fairy Tale Day! I grew up with Fairy Tales . . . Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen and Walt Disney I remember reading The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen to myself, then … Continue reading

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I’m writing!

But not a blog. Please forgive me. My mind is second novel focused. And I’m kicking butt. I’m on a writer’s retreat and even though when I left last week, I thought hey, I can knock out a craft blog … Continue reading

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Dating Game

Dating Myself: For some reason, Colorforms popped into my head the other day. Do you remember Colorforms? This is not my photo, but I did have this set! I had several sets. Because I loved them. I remember playing for … 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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IT’S MY BIRTHDAY!

Happy Birthday to me! For those of you who have the day off work (teachers and mail carriers, mostly), YOU’RE WELCOME! I encourage you to eat cake today. I’ll be eating cake, and even though we’re far apart, it will … Continue reading

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Introducing Safe Harbour!

It’s been a longer haul than I anticipated when I was prepping this novel for Kindle Worlds release in June. You know, before they CLOSED Kindle Worlds and I had to seriously consider how to handle the characters in my … Continue reading

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See you Saturday!

Saturday, August 18, is the DeKalb Library Local Author Fair. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 309 Oak Street, DeKalb. I will be there hawking my books, A Stranger’s Child and Pocket Money. I will be meeting and greeting … Continue reading

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Writing yourself into a corner.

With the conception of A Stranger’s Child, a contemporary continuation of the Pandora myth, I wrote my first novel with series potential. I’ve always been an idea author–too many ideas to stick with one premise. That’s why I enjoy flash … Continue reading

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Yours Truly

The month of June got away from me and I was ill-prepared for (forgot about) my June Literary Mary Chats interview.  So guess what? It’s ME! I’m last month’s guest. 🙂 Mary Lamphere, co-founder of In Print Professional Writers’ Organization, … Continue reading

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