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PROGRESS WITH 2016 WRITING GOALS

Greetings from frigid upstate New York! This weekend we are anticipating Minus 40 degrees with wind chill! The Good News: I guess you might say I’ve learned something about my lifestyle over the past six weeks. The Bad News: I … Continue reading

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WINNING AN AGENT: MAYBE THIS TIME

Winning the attention of a well-connected agent and major publisher—AND having your novel viewed by the publisher as worthy of considerable investment—isn’t just about writing a good story. That’s part of it (unless you are a celebrity, which automatically propels … Continue reading

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LOCAL AUTHORS TO CELEBRATE FAMILY AT KNICKERBOCKER MANSION

SCHAGHTICOKE, NY MOTHER’S DAY, MAY 10t, 2015 Free and Open to the Public –Gloria Waldron Hukle & Dawn Lajaunesse Inspired by family, Author Dawn Lajaunesse, who lives near Saratoga Springs with her husband, Dennis, and Border terrier, Nala, wrote her … Continue reading

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WRITING DREAM COMES TRUE…BUT THE PRESSURE’S ON!

All my life I’ve dreamed of the day when I would be free to write full time. Fitting writing in around working more than full time and juggling home and family was a challenge. And more times than not, writing … Continue reading

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RECOVERING FROM A SCATHING CRITIQUE

In my last post I talked about the value of multiple eyes on your writing. I’ve always believed in the importance of objectivity to assess a creative work, because the creator is too close to see it clearly. When I … Continue reading

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TRANSITIONS IS DONE!

Well, sort of. Last Saturday I finished the first complete draft of Transitions, my third novel and the first in a three-book series! It is a draft because, while much of it has been edited, the last part (which I … Continue reading

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WHERE WRITING IDEAS COME FROM – PART THREE

My last two blog entries were about the inspiration for my first two books, Autumn Colors, and In Her Mother’s Shoes. Today I will show an example of authors branching out from imaginary variations on their own life stories. The … Continue reading

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