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BLURBING FOR SUCCESS! by Char Chaffin

  The Back Cover Blurb. Yes, I’ve said it; spoken that dreaded three-word whammy. Back Cover Blurb. By now there are authors blanching dead white and running for the hills as fast as their legs will carry them. Others might … Continue reading

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Change is Good (I think) by Rebecca Heflin

You know the old adage “Change is good?” Well, after fifteen years as legal counsel for a major research university, I decided it was time to move on. Same employer, different role. I’ll admit, I’m not fond of change. Which … Continue reading

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What I learned at RWA this year

It’s August (for one more day), the traditional time for back to school. One of my memories from the first month of school is the “what I did on my summer vacation” essay. So this is my attempt at recreating … Continue reading

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The Eyes and Ears of a Writer

A few days ago I woke up and began my day with a typical morning routine—let the dog outside, brew a pot of coffee, check emails, and so on. With a mountain of tasks looming ahead of me, I scurried … Continue reading

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Beat the Block.

Yeah, yeah, this has been done a million times before. But not by me! 😛 Today I’m talking about Writer’s Block, this enigmatic phenomena of when your creative brain hits a wall in a juicy explosion of frustrating glory. And … Continue reading

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My son the turtle

Today is World Turtle Day so we should shellabrate!  Seriously, it is World Turtle Day and turtles hold a very special place in my heart for two reason. The first being my grandmother. She wasn’t a great fan of turtles, per … Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM UNDER THE BED!! by Char Chaffin

IT CAME FROM UNDER THE BED! And I’d bet there’s more, lurking beneath your snuggly mattress. Or tucked in a corner of your closet, hiding between the winter sweaters. Or maybe they’re crammed into a desk drawer. Or even worse, … Continue reading

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