Monthly Archives: December 2014

Writing Tip # 8 – Showing versus Telling #amwriting

As a writer I often attend conferences where I hear the phrase, “Show not Tell”. Okay… What the heck does that mean? It means that in writing you want to have your reader be a part of the action, not … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Penny Estelle – A Trip Down Reality Lane

On this sunny Saturday December morning, I’m sitting on the porch with author Penny Estelle. Much like some of my other porch guests Penny and I are talking about her writing journey and some of the realities we face along … Continue reading

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Never Give UP! Getting Into The Local Library #amwriting

I’ve been working on a project for the last ten years and today it finally came to fruition! I’m proud to announce that all my books are now available in my local Hillsborough County Library!  When I contacted the library … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Lady Soliloque – The Benefit of Editors and Beta Teams

Today I’m joined on the porch by Lady Soliloque. It’s nice to have another Southern Lady with me today. We both appreciate the value of a good sweet tea, which is what we’re enjoying right now. It was a blistering … Continue reading

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Sittin On The Porch With Kelly – Mya O’Malley – On Her Journey #amwriting

Sittin’ on the porch today sipping tea with Author Mya O’Malley, I’m reminded of my own writing journey. Not for the faint of heart, but having friends and family to support you counts for so much. Mya shares a great deal … Continue reading

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Writing Tip #7 – The Importance of Character Sketches

This week, as I was writing, I thought a lot about my characters.  I’m currently writing the third book in my trilogy Saving Shenanigans. My concern, of course, is to stay true to those characters as they were in the … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author/Publisher Margo Bond Collins – On Being Indie #amwriting

Today I’m sittin’ on the porch with Margo Bond Collins, author and publisher extraordinaire. We’re sipping on some sweet iced tea and talking about Margo’s journey from author to publisher. She has some great insight we can all learn from. … Continue reading

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