Author Archives: Claire Gem

About Claire Gem

Claire is a multi-published, award winning author of both fiction and nonfiction. A native of New York, USA, she now resides in Massachusetts, USA with her husband of 39 years.

Hello, Hemingway!

This week I discovered the most wonderful app on the planet. If I’d had this, I wonder if I’d needed to spend all those $$$ on an MFA . . . just kidding. But seriously, this app can be extremely … Continue reading

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Fall Reflections – And a Recipe

Autumn has always been my favorite time of year. The change in the air from warm and humid to crisp and dry . . . the beauty of the leaves putting on their best, most colorful show before they flutter … Continue reading

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Book Promotion!

Sometimes I feel as though my books are all floating in this gigantic ocean of books out there, impossible for anyone to find unless I actually pluck one out and stick it under their nose. I’m sure all my fellow … Continue reading

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Research. My Salvation.

As most of you know, my day job (until recently) was in the area of scientific research. Naturally, I am a stickler for accuracy in research when writing my novels. Never have I cherished the ability to research more than … Continue reading

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I’m No Angel . . .

. . . Yet here I am with a broken wing. Two weeks ago, I suffered a fall that resulted in a bad break of my right arm. Although I was steaming through my next book, my progress has ground … Continue reading

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Falling Into Their World

Starting a brand-new novel is exciting, nerve-wracking, and a little like trying to climb from the back of one horse to another–in the middle of a rushing river. Immediately after the release of my last book three weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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Birthing a Book

This week was one spent in limbo for me. My latest release, “Electricity,” was “born” last Saturday, June 8th. After the exhilaration of seeing the title go live came the “diaper-changing” ordeal of converting the eBook into a paperback, because … Continue reading

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