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Keep Writing Through The Tough Times

Once again, I’m borrowing from Jane Friedman’s blog (why re-invent the wheel?). Her guest post, written by Jessica Strawser, discusses five ways to keep writing when life’s tough times intervene: https://janefriedman.com/5-ways-keep-writing-life-intervenes/#comments

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The Long Road to a Finished Novel

I’ve posted a few times about the completion of the first draft of my third novel, currently titled Gram & Me. I had high hopes of editing and polishing and maybe even securing an agent by this summer. Many revisions later, … Continue reading

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Literary Potholes in the Road

It has been nearly two months since my search for an agent or publisher began for Gram & Me. I have received 22 rejections, most of which were in response to a query letter only, or a query letter plus … Continue reading

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“BEST-SELLING AUTHOR KUNSTLER PASSES THE HAT”

That was the title of a featured story in this morning’s Times Union (Albany, NY). If a best-selling author, with multiple appearances on “The Colbert Report,” documentary films and a wildly successful blog-not to mention 18 fiction and nonfiction books … Continue reading

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Excerpt from AUTUMN COLORS

Autumn Colors was my first published novel. I don’t talk about my own books often enough, or so I’m told. Generally speaking, I don’t like to repeat myself a lot. But I’m working on a submission for the Snowflakes In A … Continue reading

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The Latest Blog Post at JaneFriedman.com

Often, when I read other blog posts, I think -great, informative topic, so why re-invent the wheel? Jane Friedman’s blog is loaded with useful content, and from time to time I will share some of those with you. Here is … Continue reading

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TIME FLIES…AGAIN!

Is today really Wednesday? Because when I woke up yesterday, I could have sworn it was Monday, so today should be Tuesday, the day of each week when I post something new. Alas, the folks on three TV stations, the … Continue reading

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