Monthly Archives: March 2012

Interview with Kevin Rau March 30, 2012

I had the pleasure of being interviewed on Kevin Gerald Rau’s Author page. Kevin is an author of Super Hero novels (H.E.R.O.)   with an engaging website and an enjoyable focus.  Here’s a link to my interview:Interview with Kevin Rau March … Continue reading

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Advice to Anyone who Wants to be a Writer…

I submitted some answers to an online interview by someone who has a very interesting blog relating to superheroes.  Interesting, enjoyable, lively. One of the questions got me thinking, and I thought I’d post my answer here and expand on … Continue reading

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Mourningtide – Updated

In the time since I first posted about this work, I have made significant adjustments to the story in general, including the love story. I am reposting here. I wrote the germ of this story in A Killing Among the … Continue reading

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Writing Historical Novels

I have four novels that qualify as ‘historical fiction’ (is there such a thing as ‘historical mystery’?  I think so…) I love history because it’s about people – and I can’t understand teachers who make history boring – it is, … Continue reading

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On my laptop, currently…

March 26, 2012 Busy, busy, busy… I’m finishing up the first draft of Mourningtide – fillling in the transitions (between chapters), fleshing out the love story – must mention that in a moment – adding some details to the character … Continue reading

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Oriental Poetry

I just received two anthologies of Japanese Poetry that I ordered a week ago.  One is From The Country of Eight Islands.  This one is a large book, published by Doubleday.  A link to the book on Amazon is HERE.  … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Older Editions

Once upon a time, a long time ago (like, over a decade), an aspiring writer who was heartsick from her dealings with a dishonest agent, who is now featured in ‘Preditors & Editors’ (no, that is not a misspelling) read about a … Continue reading

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