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Meet The Crazy Yates

Sometimes, being a writer is a lot like, well, eating. Except that we tend to be the kind of human who lives on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Like a lot of them. Morning, noon and night. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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My Wordy Valentine

Books are like a relationship. You put a lot of effort into it, flirt with it, flutter your eyelashes and maybe, just maybe, that story will like you back. My debut novel, Phoenix, was my first love. We spent long … Continue reading

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2015 … The Year of Endings

Ahhh, 2015. The air is filled with that new-year smell. Fresh beginnings, resolutions, sweat, black-eyed peas … everything you need to start your year off right. For most people, a new year means new beginnings. But, I’m not most people, … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Writing is fraught with emotion. We feel everything our characters feel – sometimes tenfold. When we’re editing, we feel elation and complete ineptitude (sometimes all in the same paragraph). When it’s time to show our baby to our critique partners, … Continue reading

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Time is Not on My Side

Human beings are obsessed with time. We personify it – it either flies or crawls, but most often it marches on. We yearn to go back or forward. Time is either on our side or working against us. Time is … Continue reading

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My Love Affair with 2014

Dear 2014, I love you. I know it’s still early in our relationship, but I feel that we get each other. Please don’t think I’m one of those girls that is going to start naming our kids just 11 days … Continue reading

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Reading Room with Susan Sheehey

Every writer works hard. But I would bet that few work as hard as my friend, Susan Sheehey. This girl not only busts her butt with her own work, but she’s incredibly generous with her time when it comes to … Continue reading

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Reading Room with C.A. Szarek

You know who’s a rock star author? This girl. No, not me, C.A. Szarek, my guest in this week’s Reading Room talking about her latest release, Collision Force. This isn’t her first book release of 2013, it’s her second (and … Continue reading

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Reading Room with Clover Autrey

Before authors started making stuff up, we were readers. To celebrate Independence Day (and Independent Authors Day!), I’m launching a new weekly feature – Reading Room – to celebrate our roots are readers. And, I’m excited that my friend Clover … Continue reading

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Mouthing Off: The Importance of Word of Mouth to Debut Authors

This post originally appeared earlier this week at Blogging Authors. Please visit their site for more great posts on writing. If you’ve just returned home from a long stint on a desert island, welcome home. Let me get you up … Continue reading

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