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Pausing for a Look--Over the Rainbow

So . . . which scene is it for you?

The tornado sequence, perhaps, filmed in atmospheric black-and-white, and no doubt the cause of countless nightmares for young children throughout the decades? 1,107 more words


Preorder Gold Rush Deluge

The second book in the California Argonauts series, due to be released August 23, 2014, is available for preorder now. Gold Rush Deluge tells the ongoing story of Lucinda Martin York and George Arnold as they travel to Sacramento, California in January 1850. 165 more words

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Burn out

Every November I participate in NaNoWriMo. It’s a tough month filled with a lot of writing and sitting in chairs all for the chance just to say I did it, I won. 352 more words


Send Out Some Work, Genius!

Today, after walking the dogs, I did a little work on my novel, but kept that session short so I could send out a story to a couple of contests. 256 more words

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Planning = Winning

The glorious feeling you get when you spot a plot detail that needs to be changed in order to prevent all your protagonists from dying a gruesome death before the first book is over. 128 more words

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Write What You Know? Not Necessarily

That time worn advice is given to all new authors. But I disagree.

I say write what you CAN know. That means, learn what you need to pursue a story idea. 105 more words

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Writers' Wisdom

“A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong,
a homesickness, a lovesickness.”

Robert FrostĀ