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Blog Hop: Writing Process—#thisishowwedo

My good friend and historical romance author, Kate Robbins tagged me in a blog hop last week. So now it’s my turn to answer a few questions – this time about my writing process. What am I working on? Funny you should ask … in fact, I just finished the […]

January 27, 2014

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How to Write an Action Scene

Action scenes are devilishly difficult things to write. I struggled with the beginning of my novel for months because of it – writing and rewriting action sequences until they worked. My hard work and perseverance seems to have paid off though, so much in fact that I was recently asked […]

June 6, 2013

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My Neverending Story…

In my last post, I argued that writers should blog because it’s a great way to keep family and friends (i.e., your diehard supporters and those most likely to buy your book) updated on the progress of your manuscript. After all, they’re going through this weird and wonderful journey right […]

April 29, 2013

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Finally … I can go back to work!

You know you’re in the right job when you can’t wait to get back to work.  The holidays were fantastic, but I missed my story.  Since I already have ideas for books two and three, I’m anxious to finish writing book one. My laptop has been out of commission most […]

January 3, 2013

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George R. R. Martin: Writing is a Journey

“People think that [fantasy] is entertainment for children or particularly slow adults.”  – George R. R. Martin – Truer words were never spoken.  Yes, the genre is vastly entertaining (to read and write), but too often critics cast it aside without realizing that in the right hands, fantasy can – […]

September 24, 2012

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The Magic Begins!

My book is humming along beautifully!  Thanks to all who’ve been checking in with me online, and off.  Still working on a block of text that will become chapters 5-7 (thought 5 was done, turns out I’m still messing with it) – but it’s shaping up nicely and I’m thrilled […]

August 1, 2012

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