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One Year Later: Random Thoughts From a #KindleScout Winner

It’s been almost a year since I posted my first novel, TRANSMUTED, book one of the Dark Landing series, to Amazon KindleScout for consideration and it’s selection for publication. The following random thoughts are based on nothing more than my … Continue reading

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TWO COOL THINGS . . .

I received two newsletters recently, each with an interesting idea that I thought was cool: If you aren’t already subscribed, read and subscribe at  https://www.goodreads.com/blog/ Excerpt from Goodreads Believes in Book Fairies – and You Can, Too  “. . . . … Continue reading

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Excerpt From: GRAMMAR FOR PEOPLE WHO HATE RULES by Kathleen A. Watson

Yours, Mine and Ours: Individual vs. Joint Possession When two people jointly own something, placing the apostrophe can be tricky. The dilemma: one apostrophe or two? I stopped by Brad and Kim’s house. I stopped by Brad’s and Kim’s house. … Continue reading

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$.99¢ PROMO ENDS TODAY (8/31)! TRANSMUTED

$.99¢ PROMO ENDS TODAY (8/31)! TRANSMUTED: Space just got complicated. https://amazon.com/dp/B01MQWZ6YA #amwriting #amreading #scifi

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TELL VS. SHOW: USE IT—BUT DON’T ABUSE IT

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about “Show don’t tell.” (Maybe not as much as my editor thinks about it, but that’s another blog.) And I’ve reached the conclusion that sometimes the adage is over-stressed. Sometimes telling is better than … Continue reading

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Plotter vs. Pantser: John Scalzi and the Gremlin on My Shoulder

When I started writing, I read all the tips and tricks and how-to blogs and books. I was doing it wrong. Plotters were good; pantsers were bad. I was, and am, a pantser. I tried to plot using every form … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Diane Morrison

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