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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Cheshire Cat

I found this message from the Universe tucked waaay back in my draft file. I’m not sure why it got buried. In hindsight, I find it interesting because the first series of books I sold (to Wild Rose Press) were … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Inspiration

I know I’ve discussed inspiration before. In fact, I’ve done it often. Because, as a writer, I get asked about it a lot. We all do. Right? Writers, artists, musicians–anyone that uses their imaginations to create. That includes a parent … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats & Titles: Rescue Me

There’s a recipe, if you will, to creating a book and getting it ready for self-publication. The fun part is creating the characters and settings, plotting the story line, putting words and actions into the narrative. Then comes editing. Revisions. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats & Titles: OMGWTFBBQ!

Despite the subject title, this post IS SFW, as opposed to NSFW. Don’t you just love all the acronyms you have to learn to hang out on the internet? Oh, yeah. Me, too. 🙄 So. I’ve been craving BBQ ribs … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats and Titles: Recipe for Success

Getting a book ready for publicaton is like cooking. There’s a formula, aka a recipe. There are steps, procedures, proceesses. These are different for every author and are different if a writer is traditionally published as opposed to a self-published … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Beautiful Life

I have a few favorite authors and one of them is Kristen Ashley. In her books, her characters talk a lot about finding “beauty” in their lives and in love. When I read today’s message, I wondered if the Big … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Connections

Another week is rolling off the calendar page. Part of me is protesting–uselessly–because time is passing so swiftly! The other part is cheering on this old sphere spinning itself merrily dizzy because Autumn can’t get here fast enough! School here … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats & Titles: I Got Nuttin’, Honey

After dinner and dishes last night, I’d flopped on the bed and on a whim, I opened my mail app on my phone. I had an email that I need to look at on the desktop so I schlepped into … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Success

When a writer decides to become a published author, there’s a lot going on. Sooo many questions. Sooo much angst. Truthfully? That never ends, I’m afraid. Lee Child, a NYT best-selling author of the Jack Reacher thriller series once said … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats & Titles: What’s in a Name?

I’m not sure how coherent this will be because Boone has been doing his weird wanderings and both LG and I are still walking the edge of sleep deprivation. I’d just dropped off to sleep yesterday afternoon for a nap … Continue reading

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