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Writing Milestones: 2020 to 2022

While I was otherwise occupied, readers were looking to escape into fiction and I am grateful for their support. Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday to The Widow’s Walk

Even the most mundane experience or encounter can lead to inspiration for a plot, or a character, or a scene. Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

If there was ever a year to test one’s resilience 2020 is it. Last winter, my seasonal affective disorder was particularly recalcitrant, compounded by a large number of patients during late January and February with what I termed a “really … Continue reading

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A Happy Book Birthday To The Widow’s Walk!

The Widow’s Walk is celebrating its sixth birthday! During the late summer, I was pleasantly surprised to receive a contract renewal from Debbie Gilbert of Soulmate who is both my publisher and editor. Debbie heard my pitch at a Connecticut … Continue reading

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Withdrawal, But Not Retreat

It’s been a long writing journey that I’ve chronicled here over the last year or so. Its been almost fifteen years since I started creative writing in earnest. During that time a lot has changed in the world, in my … Continue reading

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Beating Writers Block Part Three: Take a Class

I’ve made progress on my latest WIP, a Contemporary Western Romance. But it’s not the kind I have been able to make in the past. The novel is plotted and outlined, at least as much as a panster can plot … Continue reading

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The End and A New Beginning

For me 2018 has seen the end of several things. My faithful “Bronx Buggy,” a 2004 Honda CRV died. It’s been ferrying me back and forth to work during a dramatic changes in my career–a new position in a new … Continue reading

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Beat the Summer Doldrums-Vote the Raven Awards Lineup

Please vote for your favorite Soulmate Publishing authors in the Raven Awards until 8/18/18 Continue reading

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Marketing a Series: When to Move On

When I finished Breakwater Beach,  I never intended to write a sequel, never mind two. But Mike and Liz weren’t letting go of their lease on life, and the story premise for The Widow’s Walk popped into my head. It took about … Continue reading

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Saluting Veterans

I’m taking time from editing Storm Watch, which is due out June 28, to wish everyone a thoughtful, reflective Memorial Day. I will be spending it with family and friends, hosting a barbeque in honor of my son’s birthday and … Continue reading

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