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Labor Day Reflections

It’s the unofficial end of summer, or I prefer, the beginning of autumn – my favorite season. Due to the blazing hot spells this summer in the Pacific Northwest, we’ve noticed trees prematurely turning color. My motivation to write isn’t … Continue reading

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Writing Through Stress… Winding Down

Well, summer is close to over and the year is winding down. That’s fine by me. It’s been so stinking hot this summer. This week is pretty bad all by itself. Thank the stars for air conditioning! I love fall, … 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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Five Common Plot Problems by C.D. Hersh

  There have been volumes written on plotting. After all, it is a critical element in every story. While we don’t claim to be an expert on the subject, we have picked up a few pointers on our journey in … Continue reading

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Mozart for the Writer by Catherine Castle

    When I was a teenager my goal in life was to become a singer. To meet that goal, I decided I wanted to attend the College Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio. There was one problem, however: I … Continue reading

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Give Me an Island and a Good Book

In these current Interesting Times, do you ever feel like you’re living on a desert island? You’re stranded with the people you washed ashore with, supplies only come in on the occasional wave, and one day looks just like the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: RONE Madness! by Char Chaffin

It’s that time of year again! InD’tale Magazine’s 2020 RONE (Reward Of Novel Excellence) Awards has begun its initial nomination process. Books released in 2019 and then reviewed by the amazing InD’tale crew, with a rating of 4.5 or higher, … Continue reading

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You Are Worth It! By Susan Hanniford Crowley

There are a lot of photos of me with my long hair. There are those on Facebook showing my hair being cut into a page boy style. What you didn’t see was when I lost my hair. It fell out … Continue reading

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By Rote with Ryan: Criticism

Criticism : How to give it as a reader and take it as a writer. Raise your hand. Who here likes criticism? Be honest now. Some might enjoy giving it, but almost no one likes receiving it. Am I right? … Continue reading

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