Short story for my friends

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Short story for my friends

Short story for my friends

A short story…you asked for it…. THE DILEMMA So, recently, I asked my friends about a short story that they would like to see. I got some very good answers. The problem with such an opening for others is: do you have time to do it? I must confess I do not. I am editing book three in the Mt. Moriah series and plotting book four. Between that and critiques for other writers, promotions of my work, and blogs, I just couldn’t sit down long enough to get anything written. I will do better I promise! But until that time,

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What am I reading? #Amreading

What am I reading? #Amreading

Does any one still use the am reading hashtag? me! Sometimes, I think it is good to remember that we were readers before we were writers. I try hard not to neglect the multitudes of books I have on my shelves, many of them waiting to be read. So, today, I am asking the age old question: what is in your TBR pile? My to-be-read pile grows ever longer every year, but I am working my way through a few . HERE’S MY LIST OF READING ITEMS This year so far I have read Demons Forever by Sarra Cannon, and

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Joy from writing or happiness, which is it?

Joy from writing or happiness, which is it?

Or does writing something only make you happy? Joy is often mistaken for happiness. Joy from writing something and being happy about it seems interchangeable. Recently, I listened to a podcast about finding joy in times of chaos. Like Cancer. Yeah. The Big C. But I thought about my life as a writer/author and realized that it was applicable to me, in another and very different way. It may be for you, too. Do you write happily or joyfully? Only you can say. But I am here today to try to give another perspective on the difference between writing happily

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Monthly update-what’s happening

Monthly update-what’s happening

I did not intend on only updating my blog once a month, but this is how it is for now. Being in a pandemic has taken its toll. I know you understand and have been very patient. Did you see my pandemic post? Click here to go there now. Well, let me begin with the fact that I have finished the first round of revisions with my WIP, entitled, Scarf. It went faster than I expected, likely due to being at home and time on my hands. I also got some new words written on a historical romance I have

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Book I have been reading and you should get

Sometimes an author has to post about the great books they have been reading. I am doing that today. I love, love, love these books and the authors who produced them. They have been on my podcast – which you can go to here in order to get more in depth about the books and the authors – and by way of transparency, they are not paying me in any way, shape, form, or fashion to say these things. These are truly great books, and I hope you will check them out. THE CHARM BRACELET by Viola Shipman Blurb: Through

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