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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Exercise

Wow. Today’s message from the Big U could be taken so many ways, given the world right now. I’m seriously looking for a personal avatar icon depicting my head exploding because that’s sort of my natural state at the moment. … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Appearances

Whenever I do a “talk” with readers, one consistent question that comes up is about creating characters. Where do I get my characters? How do I develop their personalities, backstories, arc, etc.? When this message from the Universe hit my … Continue reading

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Half-way Monday

Sadly, this is very true. I’m giving blood to the “vampires” around noon so I don’t get my normal quota of the caffeine stuffs this morning. Sadly, I haven’t given blood in years and years. I’m doing it now because … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Heckin’ Yeah! Chimkun!!

Saw this video. It made me smile and then it made me laugh. I guarantee that Jake would have absconded with the whole thing the moment I left the room. This good boy at least waited. Sort of. Happy Friday.

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June the First of Mondays

It’s a new month. A new week. And Monday. We’re halfway through 2020, though it seems like it should be 2022 by now! There was a weekend. The world turned crazy. I can’t even go there. Or maybe I should … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Magic

Writing fiction has been described as making magic. In a way, I suppose that’s true. I mean, we close our eyes, pluck characters and events and settings from the vast cosmic void that makes up our imaginations. Then we use … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Feelings

As a romance author, one of the most important things I must imbue in my characters is their emotions. All the joy, hate, sadness, love, despair, jealousy, surprise, anticipation, trust and distrust, fear, amusement, bravery, disgust… The list of emotions … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Criticism

Ouch. Criticism hurts. Bad reviews sting. Rejections make you wonder if you’ll ever add new words to a page again. Been there. Done that. Didn’t buy the T-shirt. Silver, the need to criticize belies a longing for recognition, appreciation, and … Continue reading

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Another Monday in the New Normal

And time moves on. Again, other than the weirdness of life on lockdown, my life isn’t that much different. No complaints. Except I do seem to be losing track of which day of the week it is a bit more. … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Thank You!

So, Chris Mann is a very talented musician, singer, and parodyist. Is that even a word? He does awesome (and warpedly funny) song parodies, currently about the crazy that is our current lives. He had several videos I thought about … Continue reading

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