Tinkerbell: A tribute

Tinkerbell: A tribute

Tinkerbell: A tribute

I am interrupting your Friday Internet musing to post up pics of my beloved Tinkerbell who passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015. And to tell her story. My good friend, Kimberly Koz (who is a true animal friend and fan) said that as a writer we should be telling stories. I haven’t done much of that this week, I’ll readily admit. But Tink has a story that deserves to be told and in doing so, maybe I will find some peace. Tinkerbell, a dog’s life It was a lazy gray Saturday and I had to take my daughter to

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How to Write : Update and Chapter Three

I hope you have enjoyed the creation of the plot board video, and then the post to explain what you can do with one. Remember it is not the end-all, be-all, do-all for plotting. There are as many different views on plotting as there are ways to create a plotting tool, and you may not be at all like myself. So this post, I am calling a general update because I have had some mighty long ones recently. On this post, I want to really encourage you guys to help me give the book a name. I refer back to

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How to Write Series : How to make a plot board

How to Write Series : How to make a plot board

How to Write series continues!! Welcome to the first instructional video ever created by yours truly for the purpose of aiding writers. It turned out to be the funniest thing I have ever seen once completed. I could have edited out the parts that probably should have been edited out, but honestly? They just added to the silliness. So if you are in need of a good laugh today, this is the place to be. How to Write series presents “How to Make a Plot Board” and in this video we learn: What tools to use How to draw lines

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Writer Groupie Episode 33: Judy Alter, mystery author

Judy Alter is a fantastic mystery author whose latest mystery, Desperate for Death is now available. She is full of great information and inspiration for authors, so I am excited to have her on Writer Groupie Podcast. In this episode, we discuss her journey as an author and how publishing has gone for this recent release. SHOW NOTES: We learn about Judy’s journey as a writer, beginning with short stories She tells us about her series, the Kelly O’Connell mysteries, and the character of Kelly We learn why some of her covers have a Western flair Insider info on Sisters

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How to Write: Call to Adventure for Women’s Fiction

How to Write: Call to Adventure for Women’s Fiction

Hello How to Write fans! How is it going? Are you getting a lot done? I have had a great week-so far as this blog book is concerned. Speaking of which, we MUST name it. I am a title freak. The title (and cover art if I can get it early on) helps define the story. We are going to have to have a name-the-book contest soon. Maybe along about chapter four or five, because we should be far enough into the story by then to have a feel for its conflict. Until then, I am videotaping the “how to

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