Category Archives: Writing Tips

Things I’ve learned

New Book, New Series, New Resolutions

The Circle Bar Ranch Series is now completed. Someone suggested I write a book 4, and it’s tempting, but no. I think I’m ready to move on. CBR wasn’t intended to be a series, so despite the fact that the … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

I just finished Loving a Harvey Girl for my publisher, so now I’m ready for another project …   Actually, I started my next contemporary western romance series a long time ago, called Southern Challenge. Haven’t looked at it in ages, so … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers and Blog Tour, Day 5

Western Wisdom: Hard work and faith in God got me yet another Winning novel for the Circle Bar Ranch series–and I’ve been promoting Ride to the Altar like crazy this week! If you haven’t been keeping up with me, scroll down and … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers: Western Edition

Western Wisdom: Tenacity Speaking of Western–guess what’s officially on the market!!!

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Especially for Writers: Western Edition

Cowboy Wisdom: Don’t Quit Speaking of pride, I’m proud of this one . . . Ride to the Altar, book 3 in the Circle Bar Ranch series, is available for pre-order now on Amazon! Life throws overwhelming hurdles into Patricia … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers: Western Edition

Western Wisdom: Word Choice . . . Speaking of Western . . . Cover Reveal! Ride to the Altar is now available for pre-order!

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Strengthen Your Story with One Quick Fix by Karin Beery

Freelance editor and prepubbed author, Karin Beery, shares a pet peeve of many editors, including me, and shows how to fix it. Writing wisdom for the wise writer. Take heed … Today I didn’t go to the zoo. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

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Especially for Writers

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What Book Reviewers Want

 In “Critical Thinking,” a March-April Writer’s Digest article, Paul Goat Allen explains just what it is he looks for when reviewing a book. Paul is a freelance book critic for BarnesandNoble.com, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and the Chicago Tribune, so learning what he … Continue reading

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