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Historical Novel II

I finished the initial draft of my historical novel. I have to say it went better than I expected, faster too. It’s about 65,000 words. I’m thinking that once I find more information and answer the questions I came up with, it’ll be longer. 175 more words

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Speech Recognition

My carpel tunnel is acting up, the first time in years. So, why am I typing? Because I can’t stop.

Anyway, I’m trying out the speech recognition app on the computer – Windows Speech Recognition. 206 more words

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Historical Novel

I have decided to write a historical novel. Someone told me of a publisher and an editor looking for young adult authors and they publish books on SC. 380 more words

Writing Rambles


I’ve always known the danger in sitting alone with my own thoughts. My really good thoughts, when they do appear, stimulate my mood, and then everything around me has potential. 128 more words


Cliff Hangers

Someone whose work I’ve been critiquing came up with an interesting dilemma.  He’s writing a contemporary novel about suicide and bullying. Recently his chapters started ending as cliff hangers. 216 more words

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The Modern Author Life

Things Writers like JK Rowling and Anne Rice and Stephen King didn’t have to worry about when launching their careers:




Immediate Human Contact… 688 more words


It's a little better

Of course, it still rains some and a crack of thunder hits here and there. But most of the time, I’m seeing the sun sneaking out behind all of the clouds. 110 more words