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Simile: A Writer’s Best Tool

I offered a quick review of The Edge of Recall in my post, “Hodgepodge News,” a few weeks ago, but what I didn’t do was quote what is now one of my favorite similes in all of fictiondom: Petra flicked … Continue reading

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When Writing Time is Sparse

So here’s the deal: back in 2012, I started working on a novel called Southern Challenge. Got a few chapters written, fell in love with it—then had to quit on it so I could turn Give the Lady a Ride into … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Newsletter

As authors, we’re supposed to be looking for ways to reach our readers. Social media, websites, blogs, newsletters . . . newsletters. Oh, how I dread putting out my newsletter. Despite the fact that I’m always asking people to join, I … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

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Especially for Writers

This is me now. Two novels started, one bouncing around in my head, and a dangerous let’s put it off until January attitude. By the way, my Clean Southern Fiction giveaway ends December 17. Sign up for the drawing to win … Continue reading

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Step-by-Stepping: Cut the Dross from Your Writing

I read my Tosca Lee newsletter for writers this morning, and right there, under the label of #4, was the paragraph I’ve been trying to tell my clients for quite some time: Cut anything that does not move the story … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers: NaNo Edition

For those stressing to make the goal on the last day:

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Cyber-Monday Special!

Skydiving to Love is on sale for only 99c at all the major outlets! Find Skydiving to Love at Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Kobo, and Amazon! Grab it now! This deal won’t last!  

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Especially for Authors: NaNo 2018 Edition

Dear NaNo Writers who are sacrificing November to do what you love: You’re on the homestretch. Hang in there!

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A Day of Thanks

I have a lot to be thankful for, and all my readers are included on the list. To those who have been with me for years and to those who are new, Thank You!  

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