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A Hiatus, or did I just quit?

A break – that’s what I called it. Things had gone on a different path than I anticipated. I was selling books, but I was focusing on the need for agents and publicists and book signings and talking with people about … Continue reading

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Squints and Slants

Perspective Squints … When you are describing, A shape, or sound, or tint; Don’t state the matter plainly, But put it in a hint; And learn to look at all things, With a sort of mental squint. ~Charles Lutwidge Dodgson … Continue reading

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Retooling? I’ll retool you…

Big bonus kudos to you if you picked up on the National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation reference. 🙂 photo credit: UGArdener via photopin cc     September 1 – farewell Josephine Yep. September 1, 2013, Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey will … Continue reading

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What’s with this inner Hallmark Channel voice in my writing?!

photo credit: zen via photopin cc     I’ve lost Faulkner and gained a Lifetime movie… Ugh. I don’t know what has happened to me, but I’m not pleased. Has my muse changed shape? If so, no offense, but I’d … Continue reading

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How #Junowrimo reminds me that I am NOT writing

It’s June – JuNoWriMo once again. Last June I wrote the draft of my first organized crime novel – Lotierie: Legend. This June – I could write a sequel. I could write the second novel in the Nelson and Cora … Continue reading

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Everyone is a busy bee, but me!

It seems like everyone I know in the writing, editing, blogging, crafting, creating sphere goes into overdrive during the spring and summer months (except for me!).   photo credit: Cheng I via photopin cc   Here are some of the … Continue reading

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Does changing gears = a name change?

What happens when you want to change directions with your creative endeavors? Do you use a pen name? What if you are a photographer? A recording artist? A painter, a sculpter? Do you try to take your current audience with … Continue reading

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