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Dragons and Psychics and Magic, oh my

Dear Reader, This past week has been a lot of crazy up and down.  I am still trying to juggle all the writing as a career pieces–publishing, marketing, editing, writing and more writing–along with the stuff of life: keeping the … Continue reading

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The next phase….

What I am learning about writing is that there is always something else to do.  This is very true because I am trying to stuff creating the vast majority of my ‘author website’ development in before I get back to … Continue reading

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Do You Struggle With Picking a Book title?

The first draft of the newest novella is done! With the help of  Nayor, a black dragon, Anary and Flax try to stop Jentha from overrunning Fairhaven. And the book description: The Overlords were once called the Speakers of the Dragons … Continue reading

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Typos and grace under pressure

Dear Reader, I knew that publishing would in some way move me from writer to author but I think I underestimated the impact becoming a ‘published author’ would have on my life. Something undefinable changes when you publish.  In one … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Perfection and how it Harms Writers

This week I got my first review (five stars!  Yay!). I also got my first critical feedback on North Watch Keep.  When I offered to fix the problem in the next edition, my friend’s reaction was classic:  “This is published! … Continue reading

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Canadian Link for North Watch Keep I got the email from KDP that says the book is live in the store, but when I go look at it I get the ‘pricing not available for your country’.  It will be … Continue reading

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Life slammed with the vengeance of a tsunami. And then summer hit.

Life slammed with the vengeance of a tsunami. And then summer hit..

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Life slammed with the vengeance of a tsunami. And then summer hit.

Oh, dear reader.  I’m not gone and even though I’ve been absent for a few months, I’m not out.  I’m still fighting to get the words down on paper and still struggling to let the stories be given out into … Continue reading

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Muse Wars…

Oh, dear reader, I am sure that you understand the title muse wars…. My muse is awesome and wonderful and flighty.  Unfortunately, she wants me to finish all things I started before I write anything new.  I want to write … Continue reading

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Titles, covers, and email list managers, oh my..

One of my big goals this year is to learn more about the business side of writing–the ‘have a list’, ‘have a presence’, ‘have a back-list’, ‘have a plan’ part of writing. Mostly this has been an overwhelming area for … Continue reading

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