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Sweet Dreams Are Made of These

The brain is a beautiful, mysterious organ. Not only does it keep us alive physically, sometimes it keeps our dreams alive while we don’t even realize it. As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I stepped up the querying. The … 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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The Jerk

I always caution writers workshopping their MS against the knee-jerk reaction to please every critiquer. One person may say to take out this sentence. The next may say to beef it up. Another may suggest that a character is flat. … Continue reading

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Not Dead Yet

I have a fun problem to have and need some advice. As I posted a few weeks ago, I’m taking a vacation from querying; mostly because I needed a break from the rejection, but also because I now think that … Continue reading

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