Tag Archives: Writing

The Story of the Door

  Ah, the door. I promised a story, so here goes. A couple years back, I begged my old friend Ant to take me to Sleepy Hollow. I love the Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Washington Irving. After reading Jessica … Continue reading

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Working Hard for a Weekend

Right now my novel is like a cone around my head. It’s all I see. It’s all I can think about. It’s my entire world. But my best friend’s birthday is coming up in March. And I am going to … Continue reading

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Blog Tour, Book Tour, and Antibiotics

  August was a very intense month. The blog tour and social media blitz took a lot out of me. I also kicked off the book tour. And I got taken down by a bad sinus infection. I’m on the … Continue reading

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Blog Post Love

The blog tour is winding down for TGWIG so I’m going to be off on the book tour this week. Some of my guests posts didn’t get any comment love, so if you have time please pick one and swing by. … Continue reading

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Tackling Self Doubt

I wish I could say it gets easier. That you reach a point where it goes away. But no matter where you are on the path to publication, there is self doubt. I faced it when querying,  indie publishing, and … Continue reading

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Reblog: Carrie Rubin’s First Year as a Published Author

I read Carrie Rubin’s post about what she learned in her first year as an author back in September and filed it away under a terrific blog to link to. She shares so many insights and tidbits that a newbie … Continue reading

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Versatile Blogger Award

A ginormous thank you to Marc Schuster for presenting me with the Versatile Blogger Award! I love filling my blog with tidbits from my life. It’s even more wonderful to know someone is enjoying reading it. In the tradition of this award, … Continue reading

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Mentoring Question

Recently, a teacher from an online course offered to help me revise my draft of my second novel. I asked what that entailed and he told me it would be me sending him 10,000 word packets of my novel for … Continue reading

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