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Words Are Magic

I’m up bright and early on this Thanksgiving Day, 2016, waiting to begin cooking a wonderful brunch for my family. I’m sipping coffee with more cream than coffee (just the way I like it) and reflecting on all that I’m … Continue reading

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Good Morning! I’m excited to announce my newest release, an anthology I’m part of with a 9 other wonderful authors. My story is called Monster in the Woods. While attempting to escape a wicked summer lightning storm in the Appalachian … Continue reading

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Writing Tip – Patience, Grasshopper – Let it Marinate #awriting

I want to share with you a lesson I learned from a very wise young man.  My 20 year old son.  He is quite the visionary attending the University of Florida, hoping to eventually enter the film industry.  Very often he reviews … Continue reading

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Dissecting a Publishing Contract – Part 3 of 4 – What are Some of the General Terms in a Publishing Contract? #amwriting

Today I’m welcoming back attorney Kathryn Goldman who discusses some of the general terms in a publishing contract, part 3 or her 4 part series. In last week’s post, we examined the Author’s Warranties provision in a traditional publishing contract—What … Continue reading

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Writing Tip #6 – The Importance of Research #amwriting

If I were to ask you the question, “How important is research as a writer,” you would probably look at me like I had 12 heads. “OF COURSE research is important,” you would say, AND you would be right. Yet, so … Continue reading

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My Own Publishing Journey #amwriting

I was feeling nostalgic this morning as I was re-reading my first published book, Sealed In Lies. This book and I have been on quite a journey. It took me over a year to write it, mostly because I obsessed … Continue reading

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Writing Tip #4 – Books About Writing #amwriting

Today, I wanted to list some of the books I have read about writing which have helped me along my writing journey. One of the first books is Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life written by Anne Lamott. … Continue reading

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