Tag Archives: Thursday Thoughts

Thursday Thoughts: Universal Pictures

There’s an old saying–a picture is worth a thousand words. As a writer, I sort of take that to heart, but not. Which makes no sense, right? Only to me, it does. Yes, I use words to paint the picture … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Challenges

My mission, and unlike Mr. Phelps and/or Mr. Hunt*, I can’t choose to not accept, is to finish the line edits and revisions on my next Harlequin Desire by Friday. My wonderful editor hinted that I could probably have until … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Dreams

This. I don’t need to muse or babble. I just need to point at what the Universe has to say. It’s not the dazzling voice that makes a singer, Silver. Or clever stories that make a writer. And it’s not … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Worldbuilding

One of my favorite parts of writing is the worldbuilding. As a kid, I was drawn to the fantastical worlds created by Andre Norton, the European locales featured in Mary Stewart’s mysteries, the rugged western landscapes of Louis L’Amour. Yes. … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Journey

I’m not a famous author. At best, I’m mid-list but hey. I sell some books. I get the occasional bit of fan mail. and I’ve made friends of some of my readers. S’all good. But you know what? The Universe … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Hindsight

So, the other day on a friend’s blog, she was talking about authors telling potential readers that their books are just like *insert best selling author(s) name here*. Back when I was cold querying agents and editors, one of the … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Places We Go

When you write fiction, your greatest talent is your imagination. Oh, it helps to be a wordsmith–the ability to form sentences that tell your story, but without that all important imagination, there’s not much of a story to tell. See, … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Moves

Sometimes, writing is hard. Sometimes, the words just flow. Writer’s block can be a mountain. Or a molehill. Life can be the same. Sometimes, we bite off more than we can chew, when we should be nibbling away at the … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Symbols

This has been a long week and it’s only Thursday. When things get dark, I tend to look for signs. And lo and behold, the Universe decided to toss me one. Of course, it’s not really telling me anything I … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Action

Some time ago, back before this whole social distancing thing, I was somewhere. It’s been so long I don’t really remember but let’s say, for the story’s sake, that I was at a cocktail party. People in sparkly clothes–okay, women … Continue reading

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