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How to Pick a Lock

Another post for my How to Mondays category! Aside from being able to better explain exactly HOW your hero/heroine is able to break into that filing cabinet with only one bobby pin, understanding how locks work can really help if you ever accidentally lock yourself out of your house. 264 more words

Morgan Sorrell

Author's Blog, 20th July 2014

For the last ten days, while my editor is doing a final review of A Scandal in Stresa (the second Elspeth Duff mystery), I have taken a complete break and gone to the seashore. 151 more words

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WORK, WORK, EDITING, EDITING, AND MORE EDITING, DEVELOPING STORYLINE

It is hard to believe that the first volume of LOVE LETTERS FROM DREAMLAND is almost finished.  There is only a little more of the story thus far to be written and I can upload it to Amazon.  234 more words

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DEATH OF A FRIEND, DEEP SORRY, SISTER NEW COMPUTER, STILL EDITING, THE RECKONING

On July 15, in northern Ohio, my dear friend, Bill, lost his life in a motorcycle accident.  My other dear friend, his wife, is in the hospital with critical injuries.  401 more words

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Hostage Crisis

I’m one of the few people who doesn’t have a cellphone. Not that I can’t have one. I choose not to.  If I’m not home, it’s because I’m doing something. 418 more words

Roger McManus

How to Hotwire a Car

This isn’t quite a full blog post since I won’t be “talking” very much. It’s just a quick reference for other writers who write characters that occasionally do questionably legal things. 85 more words

Morgan Sorrell

I HATE EDITING, SLOW PROCESS, IT'S BEEN HOTTER THAN THE HUBS, AT LAST A COOL SPELL

I know all of you authors hate to edit as much as we do.  But we owe it to our readers to do the best job we possibly can, and if that’s not enough, hire a professional.  469 more words

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