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#NaNoWriMo winner!

Yes, I am a NaNoWriMo winner! I wrote 51, 246 words in November (National Novel Writing Month). Let me tell you, it wasn’t easy. There were days when I really didn’t want to write, but I needed to do this. The

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Posted in New stuff

What’s on my bookshelf from my grandfather?

I apologize to those of you who follow my blog for not posting as regularly last month. I took a break from posting because, two weeks ago, my grandfather passed away. He would have been 79 on November 29. It’s

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Posted in On My Bookshelf

Cover art for sequel to “Into Fire”

In honor of #WriterWednesday, or #WW, I am excited to show you all a sneak peak at the new cover for the sequel to my first novel. Over Water is the second novel in my planned trilogy about Leora, the

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Posted in My Favorite Things

What’s on my bookshelf? 8-3-12

This will be the first of a couple of posts about the books by Garth Nix that are on my bookshelf. I have several of his books, but they are such different series that I feel each series deserves a

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Review: Words Spoken True by Ann H. Gabhart

When I read the synopsis of Words Spoken True, I thought that it sounded interesting, especially to me, as someone with a newspaper background who enjoys learning about how things were in earlier newspaper offices and presses. This book doesn’t

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Posted in Book review, Good

Be professional with rejection

I read a scathing tweet a few days ago from a literary agent who had rejected a writer’s submission. Said author then had written a “snarky” reply to the literary agent. I can only imagine what the “snarky” reply was.

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