Monthly Archives: October 2011

What Does Your Browser Say About You?

If my computer is ever confiscated by the police, I might be in trouble. Not because of dirty pictures or corporate secrets, but because of my browsing history. My friend Susie has been researching villains for her MS and shared … Continue reading

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Why I Write

The standard question for any writer in an interview is what propels them to write. It’s not an easy question to sum up in a sound bite and I think the reasons change on a daily basis. I write because … Continue reading

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A Swift Kick in the …

I was having dinner recently with a dear friend who is also writing and querying her work when she said something that gave me a much needed kick in the butt when it comes to querying. That I haven’t really … Continue reading

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Seeing the Forest

It’s official.  I’m having triplets. No, no, not the kind that will give me insane stretch marks and make my feet swell (although I might get a serious case of “writer’s butt”).

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Little Miss Know-It-All

I’m not really a know-it-all. I mean, sure, I have a habit of telling my friends which guys to date, or that a certain girl was not good enough for them. OK, maybe on more than one occasion I KNEW … Continue reading

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Brutally Honest without the Brutality?

As a member of a critique group, most writers lament harsh reviews – the shows don’t tells, the sneaky POV shifts and even questions about a character’s motivation. Knowing how it can cut to the quick, what do you do … Continue reading

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Standing on the Edge

Yoga and writing have a lot more in common than the chair (pose), profuse sweating and an equal feeling of exhaustion and exhilaration when you’re done.  Yoga and writing make you push past your comfort zone, forces you to stand … Continue reading

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