That elusive chemistry…

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I love my critique partners. If it weren’t for their help, most of what I write would probably be gibberish. They point of continuity problems, find the ever-present typos that plague a writer, and often can simply tell me when … Continue reading

Writing: The Bare Necessities

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This month I’ve been bouncing all over the place, searching for a topic for my January post. First, it was everything I’ve learned about the complexities of American English from my work as a literacy volunteer. There was also the househunting … Continue reading

Starbucks: The Writer’s Office

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I discovered Starbucks this summer. Okay, pick up your jaw from the floor. I know I’m late to the party. No surprise there. While many writers have been using Starbucks as their base for years, I didn’t understand the appeal. … Continue reading

Here Comes the Sun, Little Darlings

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  Today’s post is brought to you by Señor Sol, kind enough to make its first appearance in nearly two weeks. Oh how I’ve missed you! It’s been twelve consecutive days of rain here in North Carolina. We’ve all gotten a … Continue reading

The Punishment Of A Secondary Character Getting Their Own Book

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If you are a loyal follower of this blog, you’ve seen me opine/rant on how much I love plotting. I believe in it wholeheartedly. I write three and four book single title series. There are dozens of characters, big and … Continue reading