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Just When You Think The Book is Done…

The euphoria of finishing a novel, which for me is generally a yearlong process, fades quickly when the editing starts. I thought I’d overcome the perils of being a panster (rather than a plotter) by working with a developmental editor. … Continue reading

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Savor All The Flavors of Romance

There is still time to take advantage of the Soulmate Publishing Authors Story Origin Group Promotion Thanks to the coordination efforts of SMP Author Cindy Tomamichel, many SMP titles are featured in newsletters and shared on social media. Browse the … Continue reading

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On The Cusp of A New Year: Part Two-The Way Forward: All Hands On Deck So Roll Up Your Sleeves

As promised, this is the second of two posts. The last was a recap of the events of 2020 through my eyes as as nurse practitioner/midwife and and author of both fiction and non fiction. Two weeks after my last … Continue reading

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On The Cusp of A New Year: Part One-Reminiscence and Prognostication

But for sure, we can all say that none amongst us could have predicted that 2020 would unravel the way it did. 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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First Books … First Loves by C.D. Hersh

  Hi! It’s Catherine, the C in C.D. Hersh. While rummaging through some file cabinets the other day I came across a worn notebook containing my first novel, written when I was in high school. As one might suspect, it … 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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The Words Didn’t Flow, So I Switched Genres

I thought it was because I was writing the last book in the series and needed to leave a world behind and enter another. Nope.  The last time I worked on the second novel in my urban fantasy series was during NaNoWriMo. There has been no motivation to do the research or to write it. It’s like the characters moved away. Continue reading

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Writer’s Block or Creative Hibernation? Part Two: Get Out of the House

I heard multi published, veteran writers talk about rejection and getting back into the saddle by writing something else. Anything. I teared up, but big girls don’t cry. They fight back. Continue reading

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