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10 Appropriate Responses When Asked If You've Finished Your Long-Awaited Novel

  1. The direct. “No. I have not actually. Pray tell, how many novels have you written around your 9 to 5 lately? …YOU DON’T SAY?”
  2. The off-putting.
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Experiments in Free Writing #2

Apparently I was feeling a little morbid today, which is hardly surprising since it is my default setting. So far I am enjoying these quick writing sessions. 250 more words

Writing Life

Tuesday Treats: Pumpkin Fluff

Imagine dipping graham crackers, gingersnaps, or vanilla wafers into this light and fluffy confection. Yum! I also had a thought for a quick and easy pie using this recipe. 198 more words

Writing Life

Indie Spotlight on Fantasy Author Mandy Jackson-Beverly

An ancient curse

A forgotten love

A painting with secrets only one woman can reveal

Coco Rhodes is surprised by a horrific vision beneath her most recent painting: the violent attack upon a fragile young girl. 892 more words


How I Found The Time To Catch Up The Classics

A few years ago, Time Magazine, or maybe the New York Times, published a list of the 100 greatest novels of the past century. Now as a writer, you’d  think I’d have read them all. 581 more words


Finish It

I’ve been stealing moments here and there to work on a family history, a project that I embraced wholeheartedly about a year and a half ago. 656 more words