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The Girl Gets a Moonbeam Award and the Blog Stops Start for Highway Thirteen

Apologies for the late posting today. I took a break this weekend to catch up with old friends, visiting fairy homes and viewing American Impressionists.   Exciting TGWIG News The Girl Who Ignored Ghosts won the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards … Continue reading

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Five Years of Blogging

Okay not a 5th blog birthday cake, but you get the gist. February is my fifth February blogging and my blog’s fifth birthday. So I thought we’d look back at a post from each February of my blog’s life.  February … Continue reading

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Six Train Takes the Bronze

  The Six Train to Wisconsin won the bronze for paranormal in Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards! Big thank you to Carrie Rubin who won the silver last year for her book, Seneca Scourge, and introduced me to this fantastic … Continue reading

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Finishing The First Draft of my 3rd WIP

This is what it feels like to write “The End” on my third novel. I see the entire thing clearly and am delighted by the ending. I’m ready to put it aside for a month or two. Long enough that … Continue reading

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Amazon Breakthrough Contest–I Made it to Round Two

It’s banana pancake drizzled in honey with vanilla ice cream good news. I made it to the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest!! I didn’t mention entering because I’ve entered a few contests and never made it beyond … Continue reading

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Finished a Manuscript

I’ve been working part time on an adult commercial fiction manuscript, TSTTW, since November 2009. It started out as a short story. Then it became chapter one of a novel. I’ve had to put it aside for several months and … Continue reading

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Leverage

Remember way back in middle school when you learned about levers and pulleys and inclined planes? At the time, nerd that I am, I found it fascinating. Good thing too because it came in super handy last night. I am … Continue reading

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Rewrites are feeling good

As a writer, I struggle with my ego and my desire to be published. It’s hard to know what criticism to accept and run with and what to hear but decide not to implement. Anyway, I finished revamping the entire book The … Continue reading

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