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Remembering “Escape Claws”

I got this great email this week about Escape Claws. Another surprise was this photo shared on Facebook from a different reader. With my brain all full of Bitter Suites, I haven’t given Claws a thought in awhile. Nice to … Continue reading

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A Suite Peek

The paperback formatting for Bitter Suites is finished and ready for Amazon. As it goes under review, I took a few screenshots to show off how it has turned out. I love the chapter designations. They were designed to look … Continue reading

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Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging

I don’t celebrate my own birthday with much fanfare, but when my blog turns another year older I’m always stoked. I started this blog on June 23, 2010 and have posted almost daily since.¬†Why do I blog so obsessively? It … Continue reading

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Don’t Send Help

Sometimes silence is required while growth occurs. Lately quite a lot has been changing in my life as I move from one phase to the next. Writing has always taken a central role in my life, but lately it has … Continue reading

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5th Annual Book Pipeline Competition

The 5th Annual Book Pipeline Competition seeks material for film or television adaptation. Open to writers worldwide, the contest accepts any genre, fiction or non-fiction. Published or unpublished. Visit Book Pipeline here. One Grand Prize Winner receives $10,000 and circulation … Continue reading

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Partnering with Kyra Starr Author Services

There’s a new tab on this page for Kyra Starr Author Services. I’ve worked with Kyra for years for my book covers, trailers and now audio books. She has done all my covers from The Braid to the recent Bitter … Continue reading

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Bitter Suites Cover Reveal

You may have noticed I’ve been a little scarce the past few days. I am busy in the final birthing phase of Bitter Suites, available on Amazon Friday, July 13, 2018. Thanks to the always brilliant work from Kyra Starr, … Continue reading

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$400 Prize for Poetry in Pain

Who doesn’t have some angst-y verse laying around? Go find your old notebooks because your painful poems may net you a $400 cash prize. Deadline for submissions is July 31, 2018 for RealisticPoetry.com‘s Poetry in Pain contest. Poems can be … Continue reading

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The Giver

I’m finding myself worn out from work stress this week and not too creative with blog posts… so I’m cheating again and posting my homework assignment for this week from the HWA online writing group. The assignment was to take … Continue reading

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WIP Snippets and Bits

Over the last three days I’ve written over 3k on three projects… but skimped on my daily blog posts. Today I’m going to be lazy…er…efficient… and just share a few snippets of what I’ve been up to. From “Flaming” for … Continue reading

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