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Your Actions Should LIGHT You, Not BITE You!

Posted on Feb 4, 2015 by   1 Comment | Posted in Uncategorized

A well-known author whose work I respect recently made an observation in a Facebook comment about another author whose work I also admire. The first author posted this opinion of the second author (I’m paraphrasing here): “I sat beside her once, and let me just say it was not a warm and fuzzy experience.” This [Read more…]

YA Cover Reveal: The Saffron Crocus by Alison McMahan

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

The cover is the work of fabulous artist Mishi Bellamy. Mishi divides her time between India and France, where she has her own art gallery, the Atelier des Colombes. One of the best things about attending the RWA national conference in San Antonio last summer was the opportunity to befriend so many talented authors. One of those that I [Read more…]

Do You Believe in the Limits of Perfect?

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

  The first round of edits arrived from my publisher for my romance novel, Love Built to Last, due for release in 2015. This is the first book in the “Fireflies” series, so I was excited to get the editing process underway. This first go-round was just grammar fixes on their end, but the acquisitions editor [Read more…]

What Place Sends Your Imagination Into Overdrive?

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

(Photo courtesy of “Bobistraveling” via Flickr.com/Creative Commons)   They called it . . . *cue creepy music* . . . The Barrens. Named by a couple of 10-year-old boys, of which my son Joey was one, The Barrens was a rough half acre of swampy stink-land that existed outside our subdivision and was good for nothing [Read more…]

Taking Advice: How to Mine Golden Nuggets (OR) A Type-A’s Lament

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

  One of the first things I learned when I made the commitment to be a writer was that not only did I have a lot to learn, but I wasn’t as good as I thought. Not by a longshot. Or a shortshot. Or any kind of shot for that matter. It was the classic [Read more…]

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