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REVIEW: “Drawn” – Sinister, Scary, and Suspenseful

There are few books that make me shudder because the writing is that good and because the story is that chilling. Drawn is one of those books. I started reading Drawn because it was part of a very large to-be-read … Continue reading

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Months Later, and Breaking Bad STILL Haunts Me

Yep. I’m a self-professed Breaking Bad-aholic. I’m not a fanatical fan by any means. But I’ve developed a very healthy appreciation for some of the BEST writing around. It’s been almost two months since I finished watching the series (courtesy … Continue reading

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When Your Editor Says Your Book Sucks (part 2) — the real eye opener

Last week I talked about how my beta reader/editor pretty much said my latest book sucked. Since then, I was inundated (INUNDATED!) with commiserations, kind advice, and loads of requests for an update on what’s happened since. So here’s the … Continue reading

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When Your Beta Reader/Editor Says Your Book Sucks (aka, lessons learned)

I sent my third book (not the third book I’ve ever written, but the third book I’m looking to publish) to my best friend and beta reader about two weeks ago. Last week, she asked me, “How brutal can I … Continue reading

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Harry Potter, Parapsychology and What’s Hidden Inside Each of Us

For those of you familiar with Harry Potter–and is there really anyone who isn’t to some degree?–you may know about an incredible, magical skill that some witches or wizards have called Legilimency. It’s a skill that the witch or wizard … Continue reading

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