Writing

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The Search for Fun

I’ve been thinking about fun. I think about fun a lot, as in how to get more of it into my day.  For the past few years, I haven’t exactly prioritized fun. I do things that are fun here and there, sprinkled among the many days of work, work, work. And it is not that I […]

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Paranormal Romance Coming Early 2023

How it began I wasn’t dressed properly for the biting cold that met me on the breakwater wall. Close to the shore, it was bearable. As I walked the almost mile out into the water along the stone wall and no railing to keep me from falling into the water, the biting wind whipped at

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Through the Lens

He sat outside her house watching. It was his job to find out information on the woman. Every bit of information gathered provided him with more money. The person who wanted this information was, shall we say, motivated. She was willing to pay top dollar for good information, but could also be counted on for

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Going on an Artist Date…or Adventure

Have you heard about an Artist Date? The time that Julia Cameron talks about in her book, The Artist’s Way, which allows creatives to reconnect with their inner artist. I thought about it when I went camping recently and I wonder if it could be more. Let’s chat about it.

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Five Non Writing Books That Improve Writing

I read a lot. Not surprising since I am a literature major and a writer, I suppose. However, it wasn’t until the last couple of years that I discovered the magic of non-fiction work. Now my reading time is divided almost evenly between fiction and non-fiction. I can’t get enough of reading about what other people have researched and lived.

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