Tag Archives: C Hope Clark

Websites for Writers

I have to admit right off the bat—I prefer books. I like having all the information I need between the covers of something I can hold in my hands and refer to frequently. I’m learning to appreciate blogs as long … Continue reading

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Tough Love for Writers

Author C. Hope Clark wrote a tough-love piece for writers who are afraid of taking the step to becoming published authors. In her blog post, “On Being Tentative,” Hope writes: This is all on you. We all like the pat … Continue reading

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Taking Up the Challenge

What do these three pictures have in common? Let me give you a hint: the first one is a shot of Ray Bradbury, who issued the challenge, “Write a short story a week.” Does that help? When we were on vacation … Continue reading

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Murder on Edisto, by C. Hope Clark: a Review

I mentioned in “Three *Very* Different Books” that I expected big things from Hope Clark, and she didn’t disappoint me. Book One of her new series, The Edisto Island Mysteries, held me captive from page one. More than a mystery, Murder … Continue reading

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Bell Bridge Publishing

At the Bridge to Publication Conference, I had the privilege of meeting Pat Van Wie of Bell Bridge Books/Belle Books, the house that handles C. Hope Clark’s mysteries. Pat said that Amazon laughed at them not long ago for calling … Continue reading

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Three *Very* Different Books

One of my favorite perks in this business is the opportunity to read and review books for friends. So far as I know, most writers get to do this–some more than others, and some enjoy it more than others. Some … Continue reading

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C. Hope Clark, “Where to Start the Tale”

Hope is one of my new favorite mystery writers. Her stories keep me on my toes, take me by surprise, and give me a wild ride with my hair blowin’ across America. Guess what? She has a new one out–Murder … Continue reading

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2013 Year in Books–According to Goodreads

Well, according to Goodreads, this is all I read throughout year. The books are displayed in no particular order, and I’m almost certain it’s an incomplete list. Surely I read more than that! I reckon I just forgot to record … Continue reading

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Tidewater Murder, C. Hope Clark

Had fun with this mystery. It’s Hope’s second in the Carolina Slade series. I missed the first, Lowcountry Bribe, in which Hope introduces her cast of characters, but this one reads just fine as a stand-alone. Hope comes at her mystery … Continue reading

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