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Are You Emily Dickinson? (And a Giveaway!)

Who wouldn’t swoon over a man who invented over 1,700 words? Seriously–1,700. Do a fact check on that one. When I was in high school, I had a strange obsession with Shakespeare. I knew he was completely messed up in … Continue reading

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‘Distracted?’ Why Do You …Squirrel!

“Honey? Why is the milk in the pantry?” Thankfully, her husband has only had to ask her that once. Okay, twice. Three times, tops. We writers are a strange, distracted, absentminded bunch. But … hopefully you can relate. If only to make us … Continue reading

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Crazy Is As Crazy Does

Why stay in reality when one can lose themselves in storyworld? If you’re a reader, I’m going to guess we’re on the same wave length. Have you ever found yourself praying for a character you came to know in a … Continue reading

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Summer or Winter? (Giveaway Alert!)

My husband and I have a battle going on over who has control of the thermostat. Add to this the fact that my body has its own heat-vs-cold war going on, and you’ll understand why I alternate between my electric … Continue reading

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Writers are Quirky? Nooo…

Everyone has quirks. Ev-er-y-one. Right? Of course. Okay. Writers may take those quirks to a new level, but still… Join in the fun as my friend, Michael Ehret, exposes shares some of the quirks of both himself and his author … Continue reading

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When an Author Gets Involved

Okay. By now you’re probably thinking writers are a crazy breed. Pretty much. But when we’re writing, we’re in the heads of these characters, we get to know them intimately, and, well, we feel all the feelings. Like when my guest, … Continue reading

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In the Sights of an Author

Have you ever read a story and thought, “Man, that is so me”? The answer–um, you may be more right than you realize, especially if you happen to have a writer for a friend. Or be in the near vicinity … Continue reading

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