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A STORY BEGINS TO EMERGE

According to legend, the Armenians were descended from one of Noah’s sons after the landing of the Ark on Mount Ararat. Some specialists believe that the “Arimoi” mentioned by Homer in the Iliad may have been among the remote forebears … Continue reading

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THINGS LEARNED ON THE WAY TO A BOOK

My current project began with a plan to write a history of the Armenian Church where I spent much of my childhood and teen years. It’s evolved since its original conception and likely will evolve further as I continue my … Continue reading

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EYES ON THE FUTURE

The good news is I didn’t receive a single rejection for The Eyes Have It during the lead-up to Christmas. I also didn’t receive any offers. Currently my queries are still in the hands of 13 agents and 9 small … Continue reading

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LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDORED THING – PART ONE

There are so many forms of love! This series will address romantic love, of which there also are multiple forms. There’s that soul-shocking first love. “You never forget your first love” is a statement made by nearly everyone who has … Continue reading

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Writing Goals

I recently subscribed to David Farland’s communications, and this one jumped out at me. Most of us talk about goal setting, but how many of us follow through? Read what Mr. Farland has to say about goals: https://mailchi.mp/xmission/david-farlands-writing-tips-time-to-get-serious?e=d6bb19ca2f

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How Many Story Types Are There?

Interesting perspective on what makes for a story type and what that means: https://www.janefriedman.com/there-are-only-2-types-of-stories/

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The Comeback Challenge

How did it happen? How is it that I’ve written only about 8000 words since November 2017? First, my litany of excuses–some valid, some unworthy. December was, well, the holiday season! At first, I kept saying, “tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow…” … Continue reading

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