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You might be Addicted to Books if… by C.D. Hersh

An ordinary man can…surround himself with two thousand books… and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy. Augustine Birrell We don’t know about you, but the thought of surrounding ourselves … Continue reading

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Grapes, Black-eyed Peas, Pigs and Vassilopitta-a New Year’s Feast

Have you ever noticed how food plays a part in a lot of novels? Each of the books of our paranormal series The Turning Stone Chronicles has a scene with food in it, as does our Christmas romance Kissing Santa, … Continue reading

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The Six Ds of Dialogue by C.D. Hersh

Dialogue is paramount in any story. Dialogue is the backbone of stage plays and screenplays, and is what actors memorize. Dialogue is the hinge pin of novels, especially in today’s fast-paced, want-the-story-to move-forward world. Yet, for many writers dialogue is … Continue reading

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Story Questions

  A while back, my husband and writing partner, the D of C.D. Hersh,  built me a new cabinet pantry. We spent the better part of an afternoon talking about the size and construction of the pantry to make sure … Continue reading

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The Soul Mate Tree Collective Arrives!

It’s Here! After months of waiting, The Soul Mate Tree Collective is off and running.   The Soul Mate Tree . . . An ancient legend spanning eras, continents, and worlds. To some, it’s nothing more than a dream. To … Continue reading

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Plotting on the Parkway

It’s getting kinda antsy at the C.D. Hersh household, because we’ve got book number five in The Turning Stone Chronicle series to finish plotting. We do our best plotting on the road and we don’t have any upcoming trips. Our … Continue reading

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Keep Your Serial Fresh

Let’s face it. It’s hard to keep things fresh. Milk left in the fridge too long goes sour. Meat spoils, even in a freezer. You know this if you’ve ever cooked a freezer-burned steak. Bleech! If you don’t close up … Continue reading

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