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10 Ways to Keep Earning a Living as a Writer

Great advice here for writers from Bob Mayer, and it was well-timed for me. The one thought that stood out the most? “Understand that everyone else isn’t doing as great as they pretend they’re doing, so stop comparing yourself. You … Continue reading

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Did You Know? Tidbits from our ancient past that make you go hmm.

As a writer of paranormal suspense, my research takes me to some very strange places. And when it does, I often uncover some very interesting tidbits about man’s past. Did you know…? Nabta Playa’s calendar circle was used 6,000 years … Continue reading

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Finding Your Shortcomings Is A Good Thing

I think most people look at shortcomings as a fault, something inside us that needs fixing. But, to me, shortcomings are really just a view into the stronger, better side of us. I sent the latest draft of Yesterday People, … Continue reading

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Deleted Scenes – why I don’t save ‘em

Drafted darlings. Lovable lines. Captivating chapters. Every writer has them, and every writer often has to delete them. Many save them. Here’s why I don’t. There are many different types of people in this world. Those that save things for … Continue reading

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Giving Up Control — it’s the hardest thing for me to do

Letting someone else do it their own way. Recognizing that perfect doesn’t exist. Understanding that no matter how much I try to change a situation, it may very well never change. I have a hard time giving up control. Well, … Continue reading

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I’m An Extrovert – and I Love Being Alone

I love meeting people and talking with people and hanging out with people. But I REALLY love being alone. It occurred to me recently, after a full day of work and spending all my time chatting and meeting and socializing, … Continue reading

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I Can’t Sit Still — Exciting Things Are Coming!

I haven’t updated my readers on what’s coming in a long time. And for good reason. I’ve been getting a lot of ducks in order first. But I’m thrilled to say, I’ve taken some serious steps over the past few … Continue reading

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