Category Archives: publishing

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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A Gallery of My Kindle Book Covers

Since Kindle covers are hard to see at the best of times, I’m setting up a gallery of mine in the order of their appearance in the market place:A Killing Among the Dead Chronologically, this is the last in the Egyptian … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Roller Coaster

I was reading some emails and came across one from Flylady (an excellent, motivating group for those who need to organize and get their houses in order). She was talking about something called NaNoWriMo, a group endeavor (I can’t call … Continue reading

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The Monsoon

I’d been in a dry spot for about ten years. Or, if you prefer, I had an excruciating case of ‘writer’s block’.  It happens, and it can be devastating. When I first started writing for the sheer joy of telling stories, the … Continue reading

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The Author’s Pet

I read a book a while back that had me puzzled.  It was well crafted, colorful, moved at a good pace, but there was something skewed…  I put my finger on it when I reread the description of the hero.  … Continue reading

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Writing Tools

Look familiar? I like tools.  Any type of tools.  I can easily spend a month’s salary in a hardware store.  Or an office supply store.  Pens, pencils, screwdrivers, notebooks of all sizes, post-it notes, three-ring binders – I love them … Continue reading

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