Category Archives: July

Is it a series, a trilogy or an incomplete novel?

Series and trilogies are the latest and hottest trends in fiction writing and apparently authors everywhere are making it their go-to strategy for selling novels. It can be lucrative when it works; marketed correctly, it secures an author’s place with … Continue reading

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Write what you know and know what you write

As writers we are always digging around for inspiration or trying to break through seasons of writers’ block. Write what you know, they say. We all have a story or from which to draw experiences. Some of us have more … Continue reading

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Should new writers do book signings?

Every author at one time has dreamed of their great book signing. It plays in our head like something from a movie: hard covered copies of our book stacked on the table on either side of us. There may be … Continue reading

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The Responsibility of the Free: Part II

The Responsibility of the Free_II With an examination of current events, I felt it necessary to again address the responsibility of the free. Our focus is generally on the present. You see, here, in America needs are met (even if … Continue reading

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The Responsibility of the Free

It’s another July fourth weekend and I’ve loaded up on enough food to feed a small village. I’ve bargained for the best deal on fireworks from the plethora of vendors lining the streets in my city declaring they’ve got the … Continue reading

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We were not designed to fail

My hubby is a Discovery Channel nut. His wind-down time is spent ogling the mating habits of the cheetah or the hyena as both prey and predator. It’s intriguing to watch, this big burly dude describe the beauty of the circle of life. I … Continue reading

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