Short story for my friends

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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Attention span of a reader and how do I get it?

Attention span of a reader and how do I get it?

This is all about my latest WIP and how it starts with capturing a reader’s attention. People today have such a short attention span, a writer has to work hard to get their attention and retain it. SO, my current WIP, a Christmas story, begins with a problem. A big one and an emotional one to boot. Do you like books that start with trouble? I think that having conflict from the first page is really good. It catches the readers attention, it keeps them reading, and it is oftentimes fun to write. I didn’t always think that way though.

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Book review of The Inn at Eagle Point

Book review of The Inn at Eagle Point

by Sherryl Woods THE INN AT EAGLE POINT Because I got to do a bit of travelling in June, I actually finished reading a paperback that I have had for a while. The Inn at Eagle Point by Sherryl Woods <<<click to *get yours now!* is the series opener and if you are one who doesn’t watch the show on TV then you might see some spoilers here. The book does a great job of setting as it is in a picturesque town called Chesapeake Shores. We follow the O’Brien family throughout but it’s mainly about Abby O’Brien Winters who

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Traveling and stuff

I know you must think I have abandoned my blog, but oh, contraire! I have been traveling and being a panelist at a virtual creative’s conference. That plus my new book release has had me hopping! But today, I am going to give you a whole big fat blog with lots of goodies. First, let me encourage you to go out and check out this video! It is the latest (as of this writing) and a fun one to boot! JUNE I spent a few days packing for my June visit to Washington state. It was my daughter’s wedding! I

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The Inn on Main Street Trailer

Here is the book trailer for The Inn on Main Street. I hope you enjoy it! Don’t forget to join me LIVE on Facebook July 14, 2021 at 7 PM Eastern!

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