Tag Archive: books

Open Book Blog hop – Write what you know

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The topic of this weeks Open Book Blog hop is:   Write what you know. I write what I know — when it comes to characters.  I have absolutely no idea how a space… Continue reading

Drowning in a sea of words. Need…advice…

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I’m trying to draft a letter to an agent, but there is SO much I want to say. Do I start by admitting that I’m a serial writer and if writing were a… Continue reading

Extreme editing

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I have 2 editors. The person who creates my book covers and does the uploading (as well as final edits) lives in South Africa.  I hope that she is able to recover from… Continue reading

A taste of books to come.

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I’m getting over laryngitis. It seems like I’ve been mute forever, but it’s only been 2 weeks. Fortunately, I have a face and a voice for writing. While writing a blog entry for… Continue reading

Not-Quite-Right Country Living

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While I sit here looking out the window as I devour my cheese grits (non-greasy variety), a southern USA delicacy, I contemplate the bamboo vine (smilax).  It’s growing through a space between the… Continue reading

NaPoWriMore day 2 prompt: An alien’s Regret

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The portents telling of her fate desire…lust, refused to wait… impatience sorely did beget  ten thousand torturous regrets. . By exile she was cast away,  a journey’s seeds were sewn that day! She… Continue reading

Please help me edit book number 3

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I was born in an era when you didn’t ask for handouts or donations.  You received a days pay for a days work and squeezed the nickel till it S#!+  screamed. I began… Continue reading

Editing Cats

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Canadians may be gun-shy, but they’re certainly not camera shy. Yes, there is a camera guy.  He runs around the backyard wearing his armament of choice on a cord around his neck.  He… Continue reading

OKAY, SO THE BOOK IS WRITTEN. NOW WHAT?

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I’m wondering if this is what it’s like to climb Mt. Everest.  You’re standing on the peak looking down at clouds.   You say, “All Right.  There’s rock and sky.  I could see… Continue reading