Monthly Archives: February 2016

WHO AM I?

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In Her Mother’s Shoes

TOOTING MY OWN HORN My second novel, published in 2012, recently was featured in the Snowflakes In A Blizzard blog – couldn’t resist sharing it: Source: In Her Mother’s Shoes  

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Seven Keys to Unforgettable Characters

Source: Seven Keys to Unforgettable Characters Bob Mayer’s keys to unforgettable characters is an excellent reminder of some things we writers take for granted (but don’t always apply), along with a few refreshing insights!

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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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The OREO Method of Critique

Originally posted on Clarbojahn's Blog:
Hi Readers! Some of you have asked what I meant by the Oreo method of critique last post. It goes by several names and here is the method I use when I give critiques.…

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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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What being a published author is REALLY like… #amwriting

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A New Opening for Gram & Me!

Thanks to the eye-opening comments of a friend who is not afraid to provide an honest critique, I have revised the opening pages of Gram & Me. Continue reading

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WHERE TO POST: WEBSITE OR SEPARATE BLOG?

There are many days when I wish I were more tech savvy. Take my current blog dilemma, for example. For several years, I had an independent blog on WordPress. It linked to some social media sites, and my website had … Continue reading

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