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Name change

I’ve spent the last few months retooling the Brandy Chronicles, and the main change, it turns out, is that “it’s not all about you” (meaning Brandy). I’ve changed it from a novel with a novella series afterwards to six novellas … Continue reading

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The Power of Fiction

I debated the last few days about whether or not to actually post this, mainly because I’m a hermit and don’t generally like to admit weakness. I learned that early on – it only upset others in my world to … Continue reading

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Beauty

Every once in a while, I’ll be out shopping, and I’ll see someone and think “that woman is beautiful.” Not the typical blond-haired blue-eyed skinny-jeans-wearing twenty-somethings. Not the teens with their phones plastered to the makeup they cake on, or … Continue reading

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September’s over, Green Day (and October’s almost gone, too)

Whoa, bad blogger! I missed almost three full months. I need an alarm or a timer or something. Maybe I should list this as a task in my bullet journal. 🙂 Is writing a good excuse for not writing? Probably … Continue reading

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Rewrite statistics

Okay, note to self: hit TAB, not ENTER, after typing the post title. D’oh. I think I just published this with title only. Anyway. I rewrote a significant portion of my novel over the last six weeks. Part of it … Continue reading

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#PitchWars Mentee Bio

I keep wanting to write “Mentos” bio. Put me in a can of Coke and shake me up, then run away! Who am I? I’m someone who is hopefully entering PitchWars, that’s who! OH. You want that other stuff, the … Continue reading

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Great query help

https://rejecter.blogspot.com/ I have read through this blog a few times over the last couple of years – maybe not the entire blog, but large chunks. It has really good information, but it kind of dead-ended in 2012. Not that I’m … Continue reading

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Gotta love Heinlein…

Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards. — Robert A. Heinlein #Writeometer I downloaded the phone app Writeometer a while back and decided I should finally use it. … Continue reading

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Eleven hours and 6000 words

Am I the only one who gets full stories in dreams? I dreamed a story last night. I only “saw” the last few scenes, but the whole thing – backstory, the beginning, all of it – was there in the … Continue reading

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Social Media Sabbatical

Going to be off Twitter, Tumblr, etc for a couple of months. I need to spend this month reading, writing, and revising (thank goodness no ‘rithmatic!) and finishing up a critique that I really thought I was going to finish … Continue reading

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