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A Phoenix in the Hand

Thanksgiving isn’t known for gift giving, but I got a wonderful gift from my publisher today: my first copy of Phoenix. I’ve stared at the cover enough to know it as well as the back of my hand, so finally … Continue reading

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The Inciting Incident

No novel can exist without an inciting incident. It’s the fuel that flames the fiction fire. It’s the catalyst that casts the characters on their journey. It’s the whole reason you have a novel to begin with.

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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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