Meet Leslie Hachtel, author of Once Upon a Tablecloth

Meet Leslie Hachtel, author of Once Upon a Tablecloth

              Recently, I had the privilege to sit down and discuss writing and books with the fabulous Leslie Hachtel. Leslie is the author of multiple books and she is a real-go-getter. When she told me she had a promotion coming up for one of them, I asked to please promote it on my site. Here in all its glory is your intro to the world of Hachtel: Leslie Hachtel was born in Ohio, raised in New York and has been a gypsy most of her adult life.  Her various jobs, including licensed veterinary technician,

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Writing Rules: Does anyone care about them anymore?

Writing Rules: Does anyone care about them anymore?

Have you ever pondered how a writer writes? If you are a writer, ever pondered why some writers get away with breaking “the rules” and others just can’t? That one is on my mind today. I found a quick POV switch in a Stephen King novel and am sure if I wasn’t a writer who knew the rules, well, I might not have noticed. I kind of wonder if he did. Did his editor? Did anyone notice and if so, did they care enough to remind the great King that you shouldn’t do that? I am a nobody writer from

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My first real post of 2018

In my last post, my New Years goals post, I said I was going to do a few things differently this year. I really did mean it. But so far? In 24 days of the new year, I have written 7000 words. That’s it. Not much to crow about! I would like to have been closer to 15,000 words, or more. But sometimes the best laid plans of mice and men…yada yada yada. I have been busy with other things. I was supposed to travel to Florida this month but Mother Nature saw to it that didn’t happen. Five delays

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2018 Goal Planning

2018 Goal Planning

Are you planning yet? It’s that time again! New Year’s Goals time! Have you started planning? I love this time of year… …when we all sit down with our shiny new graph pads and make out the list of what we want to accomplish in 2018.   Please feel free to join in this list by leaving your plan in the comments. Last time I wrote about 2017 and what all went wrong with it. Yes, it wasn’t my best writing year. My plan for 2018 This year brings with it a saying hello and a saying goodbye. I have had

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Hot STUFF on COUNTDOWN!

A Sweet and Spicy Christmas is on Kindle Countdown from December 22-25th – get it while it’s hot! http://a.co/20GD0gO  Amazon. US __________________________________ Puppy Love is on Kindle Countdown from December 22- 25th – get it while it’s hot! http://a.co/9a0QpE7 Amazon. US

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