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Multiple Realities

The first story arc in the world of The Summer Park Psychics is completed, but there’s much more in store for that universe. I’m not sure when I’ll be writing those stories, but I know it will happen eventually. Partly … Continue reading

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Focus

Having natural talent helps when you want to be a writer. Reading, studying, learning about the craft—that helps too. Practicing is the absolute best thing you can do to improve your skill level. You also need self-mastery. If you can’t … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday, “Whispering Hearts”!

Today is the release day for Whispering Hearts!  I love this book so much. I find it to be a sizzling hot read that gives me chills at the same time! It was hard for me to get behind Rachel’s … Continue reading

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Patience—Revisited

One of the skills I’ve been really building lately is patience. Every step of the way in the publishing process, waiting is involved. Get an idea. Patiently type out each word until the book is done. Set it aside, even … Continue reading

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Reading from the Shelved Pieces

My current process is to write a rough draft as quickly as possible, edit it immediately until it says what I think I want it to say, then put it on the shelf for at least a few months (if possible). … Continue reading

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Conversations with Characters

Most of the people close to me write. We all have wildly different methods for writing, varying experiences with this creative art. It is extremely fun to talk about and learn new ways I might try to approach things, or … Continue reading

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Series Arcs in Miniature

My project list is long, and there are pieces I’m very excited to get started on. I’m getting closer to being ready to start the long paranormal romance series that started my love of writing the genre. And the sequel … Continue reading

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Being Reasonable

Recently, I set out to write a new book. While working out the pacing and the timeline for the draft, I set my word count goal. And missed it. And missed it. And missed it. I couldn’t figure out what … Continue reading

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The Merry-Go-Round

I finished editing Wandering Soul recently. Again. When I reached the end, there were a few concerns I needed to check (such as, I thought I might have removed too many dialogue tags – nope, it’s all good). During that … Continue reading

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Time

The most insidious form of procrastination for my writing hides in plain sight. “I don’t have time to write.” And yet, I have time to check my email, play a video game, or look at cute cat pictures on the … Continue reading

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