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Point of View – Who’s is it?

I was lying in bed this morning reading an older Nora Roberts book. It was one of her earlier titles, and I have to say I was a little surprised by the Point of View switches from character to character … Continue reading

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Patience Is A Writer’s Best Friend

I’ve just come off of a writing jag, and finished a four book series. Whew. I’ve neglected my blog, so I wanted to take some time this morning to¬†reflect on my writing journey. I’m often asked by other writers and … Continue reading

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Third Person POV – Huh?

Third person Point Of View can be quite confusing and take on many forms. A writer needs to be cognizant of their utilization of those forms. In this blog entry I will attempt to help you distinguish between the types … Continue reading

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Loving and Hating Your Characters

I’ve just finished my second book in The Guardians of Spirit Rock series, and it launches on 3/4. The third and fourth books are almost ready to go to the editor. I wanted to take a moment to reflect on … Continue reading

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Writing Tip – Avoid Flat Stanley

In case you don’t know who Flat Stanley is, he was a project my daughter had to complete in elementary school. She mailed a paper cut out character named Stanley to my sister in Maryland. The poor woman¬†had to take … Continue reading

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More on Showing Vs. Telling -“Felt” A Word to Avoid

As I’ve gone through the editing process with Secrets of a Wolf, I can assure you that a GOOD editor is more valuable than any precious gem. Worth more than twice their weight in gold! Always be willing to improve … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch – Author Fran Orenstein – Tips for Writing Children’s Books

Happy New Year Everyone. It already looks like 2016 is going to be a great year. Today on the porch, I have award winning author Fran Orenstein, and she’s got some great information to share with us on writing for … Continue reading

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