Author Archives: clairedavon

The ever shrinking TV universe

In my day job I am part of a team that does what we call “window management.” Basically, what window management involves is tracking a title released or acquired by my company through its various first “windows” (theatrical, EST, Home … Continue reading

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Plotting versus pantsing

On many of the writer groups I am on there is an endless debate of plotting out novels versus pantsing them (for those who don’t know what pantsing is, basically it starting without an outline). Opinions run high about which … Continue reading

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Holidays 2020 – how will yours change?

As this last month of 2020 limps to a close, it is a great time to reflect on this strange, crazy year. Never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined this time last year the events of 2020. If … Continue reading

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Advice Columns

I posted this in my newsletter and thought you might enjoy it too! Hope you are all staying safe and doing well in these uncertain times! Is anyone else fascinated by advice columns? From a young age, when we got … Continue reading

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Hobbies in the time of pandemic

It has been almost seven months since my company switched to working from home. Many things have changed since March—a month that now feels like it is from another era. The day job continues, and we are working harder than … Continue reading

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Storming Time/Universe Chronicles blog tour starts 8/29!

Hi, all! This Saturday, August 29th, I am kicking off a month-long blog tour through Silver Dagger Tours to support the release of the third Universe Chronicles book Storming Time. I hope you will have the time to stop by … Continue reading

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New Soul Mate book coming!

On August 19th my next Soul Mate release will be release and I am so excited to share it with you all!. It is the third in the Universe Chronicles series and is called Storming Time. This time it is … Continue reading

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May you live in interesting times

Earlier this week my company chose to honor the day known as Juneteenth by giving our American employees the day off. The truth is that until recently I didn’t know what the day meant. Growing up in Massachusetts many decades … Continue reading

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It seems like so long ago

In my last Soul Mate blog I wrote about how things were rapidly changing as the pandemic started to take hold. I could not have imagined, on March 6th, how quickly things would evolve. A week after that blog my … Continue reading

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Writing and alligators

I have both a writing career and a stressful day job. Often people will ask me “don’t you want to write full time?” My answer is usually along the lines of that I fear writing full-time would finish the process … Continue reading

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