Laughter Lifts the Heart
Several years into it, and this blog still refuses to be categorized. It's eclectic and includes everything from writing posts to snippets from my ordinary life.
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Category Archives: Writing Tips
In perfect timing after after Monday’s “The Dangers of SOTP Writing” article, Betty Thomason Owens shares a positive experience with writing by the seat of the pants. Three cheers for chasing rabbits . . . I had the perfect plan for my … Continue reading
SOTP Writing: writing by the seat of your pants. No outline, no written plan, no safety net. That’s how I started. That’s how many authors still produce their stories. The successful ones have developed ways, as I have, not to … Continue reading
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
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
Western Wisdom: Tenacity Speaking of Western–guess what’s officially on the market!!!
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
Western Wisdom: Word Choice . . . Speaking of Western . . . Cover Reveal! Ride to the Altar is now available for pre-order!
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