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Big News!

I’m so excited to start spreading the news. (So excited, apparently, that I’m making tortured New York, New York puns.) Playing Charlie Cool, (the sequel to short story The Picture of Cool) is in final editing and will be available the … Continue reading

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The World Inside a Book

Reading is a huge part of my life. I have my parents to thank for that, because they always encouraged us to read and value books. They read to my two brothers and me when we were small, and there … Continue reading

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Where You Stumble

“Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.” ~Joseph Campbell  I have been picking up and putting down the same novel-in-progress for the last year. It’s romantic suspense, could grow into a trilogy, and I’ve plucked a teeny bit from one of … Continue reading

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Genre Bender

I hate genres. No, put down the torches and pitchforks; I don’t mean genre fiction. Genre fiction is fabulous. But fitting into one of those slots? I’m having a harder time there. It’s been a problem ever since I finished … Continue reading

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If a Blog Tour Falls in the Forest, Does Anybody Read?

Happy Monday! I’ve been invited to join the “My Writing Process” blog tour by the wise and witty Lynne Cantwell, an author with a background in journalism and a compelling interest in Native American cultures, mythology, and knitting cool things that look … Continue reading

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Anticip…

Sometimes I see questions like these in social media groups: “Just sent my book out to an editor / reviewer / contest / publisher…but now what? I can’t STAND waiting!” My usual glib answer is to suggest the writer find … Continue reading

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Sliding Past Vertical Entered in Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards!

Hi, folks! I just entered Sliding Past Vertical into the 2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards contest, and blatantly stealing paying homage to a brilliant idea by author Charles Ray, I’d love to share a preview of my entry here. I’m … Continue reading

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