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Especially for Writers

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Especially for Writers

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Let’s Talk Dialogue

Ever since our vocabulary extended beyond “Mama” and “Dada,” most of us have been engaged in verbal communication, although true communication is rarely limited to voice alone. Human dialogue, human interaction, is a complex series of mechanisms that dictate how … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

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It’s Storming!

Lookie! Katie Weiland’s newest is out! I can’t tell you how excited I am about this book. When Katie sent her draft to me for her first round of edits, I knew I was in for something good–primarily because every … Continue reading

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It’s Done, Now What?

While I was at Mom’s last week, I read The Final Ride to her. Because of her macular degeneration, she’d never be able to read it herself, which is reason enough to read it to her, but I have another, … Continue reading

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Tense Out

Do you have enough tension in your scenes? They’re all supposed to snap and crackle like a live wire in the rain, ya know. How’s your electricity flowing? Yesterday, mine fizzled. Had to rip out the entire scene and rewrite … Continue reading

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

I mentioned in “Three *Very* Different Books”┬áthat 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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Why I Misbehave

Around 4:30 this morning, the sound of a low-flying plane penetrated my grogginess. I was awake, sort of. I tend to wake at 4 these days, but since it was so cold, I wasn’t ready to get out of bed. … 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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