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Five Things on Friday

It's summertime, in case you hadn't noticed, and my brain is feeling lazy.  So, inspired by Tim Ferriss, who sent out a 5-Bullet Friday to subscribers (I'm one, though I have a little bit of a love-hate relationship with him), I thought I'd write a lazy blog post.  Besides, today is a holiday, or sort […]

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Books I Read In May

I can't figure out what's going on.  I know I read a ton last month, but I can't seem to bring any of the titles into my mind.  (As soon as I press publish on this post they will flood into my brain.)  So here's a quick list of the books I remember: The Nightingale […]

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Books I Read in April (And Part of May)

Herewith, my semi-regular list of books I've been reading.  Why? Because I love and adore reading posts what others have been reading (so write more of them, y'all).  And I figure you might get a few ideas from my list.   Here goes: Fiction Crossing on the Paris by Dana Gynther. (See bonus author video […]

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Books I’ve Been Reading

I started this series of posts at the end of January with a blog post titled, Books I Read in January. And I fully intended to do one post a month. But then my life blew up, I got an agent, and I needed to turn my attention to rewriting my book.  So my blog […]

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Books I Read in January

(Yes, I know–I promised Part Two of the Care and Tending of Writers.  It is all written in my journal, I just need to get it up on the computer.  That will happen next week. Promise, and my fingers aren't crossed behind my back, either.) Today I'm starting a new series on the books I've […]

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Q and A With Eric Maisel

Last week, I posted my initial thoughts on Eric Maisel's latest book on creativity, Making Your Creative Mark, and promised more to come.  Then his publicist sent me this interview, which I thought delved into more of the book very nicely.  So here you go! An Interview with Eric Maisel Author of Making Your Creative […]

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The Benefits of Reading

Now, I know you read a lot.  Because, you're a writer.  And writers not only write, they read.  It's the way of the world.  Reading is why most of us got into this game in the first place.  (Brief aside: you'd be surprised how many wannabe writers I've run into who don't read.  When someone […]

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Oh, Amazon, You Trickster, You

If you enter the title of my novel, Emma Jean's Bad Behavior, into the Amazon search engine, up my book will pop, despite the fact that its pub date is not until February 12th.  And no, there's nothing about pre-ordering it mentioned on the page.  It's just there.  For sale. I found this out thanks […]

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