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Nominations for the Wonderful Team Member Readership Award

One thing I love about blogging is how it infuses an otherwise solitary experience–this thing called writing–with a sense of community!

Thank you so much to… 171 more words

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Synonym Nightmare Every New Author Needs To Know

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night freaked out over a word I’ve chosen in my writings, doubting myself. Then I grab pen and paper I keep at my bedside, making a note to research that very word, considering changing it to better mean what I am trying to say. 148 more words

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Fear of Starting vs Fear of Finishing

Not long ago, I encountered two writers at two separate functions on the same day.  At a morning function, one told me about a story that haunted her for 20 years. 771 more words

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When Is Anything Done?

People ask me if I am almost done the novel I am writing, like it’s a novel I’m reading and I’m about to move on to another. 662 more words

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What I expect from a romance – Blech! A Romance? Please!

I don’t like romances.

Yes, I’ve tried reading them.

No, I still don’t like them.

I’ve always been a “Rah! Rah! Girl Power!” sort of reader. 475 more words

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The Almost Fetishistic Allure of STEAMPUNK

Maybe it’s just me?

I never really stopped to consider before what the sub-genre of science fiction known as Steampunk is all about, or why it elicits such a strong emotional response in me. 587 more words