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Writing Process Tag

  Author Rue Allyn tagged me for this chain blog. I’ve known Rue for a number of years through MVRWA. The past couple of years she’s written and published with a vengeance. I guess it’s easy for her to write … Continue reading

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What A Difference A Day Makes

In early October, while I was on vacation from the day job, I watched the remaining leaves change daily. It was their last gasp as November barreled in. From Monday, when I could begin to see my neighbor’s house across … Continue reading

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Negative Nellies

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many people are counting their blessings. And with the election and it’s attendant negative ads over, people are giving a collective sigh of relief. I wanted to tackle this topic now. Negative news seems to fly … Continue reading

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Top 5 White Bird Dance Lessons

This past weekend my photographer husband and I drove to a riverside park to photograph fall. One of the things we witnessed was what I’m calling the “White Bird Dance.”               White egrets and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways to Use a Rainbow Gift

Yesterday I blogged about the beautiful rainbow outside my front door. I called it the cure for the morning grumbles. Today I want to expand on that, while I’m under the rainbow’s effect.     Here’s a no brainer. Every … Continue reading

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Cure for the Morning Grumbles

It was 7:45 am, time to go to the day job. The garage door lifted as I loaded the car. I had a bad case of the morning grumbles. So much to do for the writing job and there never … Continue reading

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Author Kristina Knight Visits

Today I’m thrilled to host fellow Crimson Romance author and MVRWA member Kristina Knight! I once heard her referred to in hushed tones as a goddess. Kristina is celebrating the release of her second contemporary romance, The Saint’s Devilish Deal. … Continue reading

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Brainstorming: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The annual MVRWA brainstorming retreat is behind me. Ten romance writers and a thriller writer spent the weekend at a lakefront cottage in Michigan brainstorming story ideas, sharing industry news, working on writing-related things and eating. The variety of stories … Continue reading

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The Myth of Writers and M&Ms

It’s Think About it Thursday I heard a rumor that writers write better while eating M&Ms. While at the annual MVRWA brainstorming weekend, where food, candy and snacks are a necessity, I asked my fellow writers what they believed. Here’s … Continue reading

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The Top Five Places Story Ideas Attack

I’m minding my own business, doing some activity, when I’m set upon by story ideas, like attacking ninjas. Perhaps it’s a new title I need for my WIP. Maybe I’ve been stuck in a scene, unsure how to resolve it. … Continue reading

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