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Mid-Year checklist…

Happy June to all aspiring writers out there!  For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, we’re getting ready to enter the summer season and for those in the southern regions, my condolences.  Feel free to remind me that you’ll be enjoying summer in six months while I’ll be shoveling snow.  At the beginning of… Continue reading Mid-Year checklist…

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Getting serious about your writing…

When you ask most writers out there, “are you serious about your writing?”, you get the standard response, “of course I am!”  I think the follow up question should be, “Great, what are you doing to make it happen?” A lot of the time, we get caught up in the minutiae of a project and… Continue reading Getting serious about your writing…

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How to write convincing historical fiction and not sound like a textbook…

As a romance writer, one of my familiar genres to read and write about is historical fiction.  Historical fiction or elements of it isn’t just limited to romance as you find it in commercial, literary, science fiction, westerns and just about any other genre in publication.  If you don’t believe it, I suggest you read… Continue reading How to write convincing historical fiction and not sound like a textbook…