Category Archives: Perserverance

When Characters Take Over

I’m almost finished with my latest writing project. It’s a young adult fantasy romance with Arthurian legend overtones. I’ve been working on it for over a year, and I thought I had the whole thing plotted out before I began … Continue reading

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When the Muse Take a Vacation

Sun. Surf. Frothy drinks with little umbrellas. Gorgeous sunsets and gentle breezes. SIGH. Sounds like the perfect vacation, right? I’m sure it is. And my Muse, that backstabbing b#*^!, has gone without me. Don’t get me wrong. Most of the … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Mind to Focus

Here is my typical weekday morning: -Up by 5:00 am (sometimes 4:00 am). Make coffee, check e-mails, do early morning tasks for technical writing job. -6:40 am. Get kids (ages 4, 8, 10) up, dressed, fed, bags packed. Take care … Continue reading

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With Book In Hand, by Char Chaffin

The concept of “power . . .” A warrior grips a sword in battle and he slashes it through enemy ranks. As he defeats his foe, he feels powerful. Unconquerable. A corporate mogul sits at the head of a long … Continue reading

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Release Day For ACCORDING TO LEGEND! by Gerri Brousseau

I’m so excited to be here today because it’s release day for my second novel, According to Legend. Thank you so much for hosting me. One of the most frequently asked questions I get as an author is where I … Continue reading

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Affirmations for Writing

I’m sure you recognize the characters in the above cartoon. They reside in the world of DILBERT, the cartoon phenomenon created by Scott Adams. According to Wikipedia, DILBERT appears in 2000 newspapers worldwide, in 65 countries, and in 25 languages. … Continue reading

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Integrity

If you’re a writer or an avid reader, perhaps you saw this recent article about author RJ Ellory creating positive fake reviews for his books as well as negative commentary for other authors in his genre. And maybe, like me, … Continue reading

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