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Dragged Off Course

I released a new novel on April 1st of this year and was fired up and well into another. My goal is to turn out three novels this year . . . Then, tragedy struck. Our ten-year-old Boston Terrier, Chopper, … Continue reading

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A Runaway Train

Okay, I admit it. I’m a pantser. I’ve tried—I really have—to come over to the logical side of the novel plotting track. But I just can’t do it. The very thought of outlining my plot is like planning to spike … Continue reading

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Tackling my ‘Jonathans’

Good morning soulies. I hope all is well with you and your writing endeavors. As for me, I’m making headway on Angel in the Rough, Book 3 in The Perfect Order series. Slowly but surely.  But here lately, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Wide Open Spaces by Rebecca E. Neely

Wide open spaces—the Dixie Chicks twang about needing them, and recently I found them–or perhaps they found me–in the cascading, pristine mountains of Western Pennsylvania. A swath of road cut through the countryside, amid field and farm, tree and green. The … Continue reading

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Moose or Muse?

Why does it seem that there are only two ways a story comes to life? The first way is what I think of as the hard way, the Moose Way, and the second is the easy way, the Muse Way. … 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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Halloween Costumes for the Authorially-Inclined

The veil grows thin between our worlds. A time of soul-chilling horror draws nigh. We can avert our eyes, we can ignore the terror turning our bones into icicles. Yet the reality remains. I refer, of course, to the agony … Continue reading

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