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Women’s Fiction is……

JUST WHAT IS WOMEN’S FICTION? “The” exclusive, all-encompassing classification of Women’s Fiction has been debated, discussed and defined in a variety of blogs, book clubs, writing classes and writers’ groups.(Once you get started with alliteration, it just flows; I was … Continue reading

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WIP-Writer in Pursuit…of a dream. AGENT SEARCH

WIP Writer in Pursuit—of a dream: THE AGENT Part of my pursuit involves finding the right agent. That is a journey all in itself. So why an agent now? My first two romance novels and my children’s books were published … Continue reading

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The death of the bookstore is premature

“A room without a book is like a body without a soul.”  Cicero My children swear I can “sniff out a bookstore with a 50 mile radius.”  Perusing libraries,bookstores, or the bookshelves in another person’s home are favorite pastime. Our … Continue reading

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Gardening and Writing

“The fair weather gardener, who shall do nothing except when the wind and weather are favorable, will never master his craft.” Gardening takes persistent and patience and a willingness to get your hands and fingers dirty as you dig in … Continue reading

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Water, water everywhere–I hope!

WATER Currently, I am reading Blue Mind: The Science That Shows how Being Near In On or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier More Connected and Better At What You Do. Certainly, the subtitle alone would catch my attention. … Continue reading

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I AM A GARDENER–and a writer

I love digging and playing in the dirt. It has always been a way to relax and has provided me with time to mull over my story conflicts and character development.My love for gardening was planted by my father. As … Continue reading

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Home–What image comes to mind?

HOME My women’s fiction novel, Levels of Truth, begins with the simple word, “Home.” A very emotive word, which often generates images and memories. What picture first enters your mind? Although I have lived most of my adult life in New … Continue reading

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Writers Toolbox: Taste

“A writer needs three things: experiences, observation and imagination, any two of which, at times, any one of which, can supply the lack of others.” William Faulkner OBSERVATION: TASTE    Using taste as a descriptor can be challenging. If your … Continue reading

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Writer’s Toolbox: Observation: SOUND

OBSERVATION “A writer needs three things: experiences, observation and imagination, any two of which, at times, any one of which, can supply the lack of others.” William Faulkner Life is the artist’s palette. Everything is material for a writer. Use … Continue reading

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Writer’s Toolbox-Experience

“A writer needs three things: experiences, observation and imagination, any two of which, at times, any one of which, can supply the lack of others.” William Faulkner Which one of these is your strength?  What is your weakest? EXPERIENCE   … Continue reading

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