Category Archives: Writing

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Writing but not producing

Since I’ve taken on a new job, I have been writing but not producing books. It’s really hard to stick to facts when you know the only plot twists are more disruptions in your time to complete a task. I … Continue reading

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Smashwords End of Year Sale

I am happy to participate in the end of the year sale at Smashwords. This time, I have the first book for free in my Hadean apocalyptic series and in my Blue series. You can find them here: https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/lindaandrews Be … Continue reading

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Making the old new again

Well, I finally gave into peer pressure. I have started revising an old manuscript for republication. I have to say it is harder than I thought. I really hate changing the words that touched quite a few hearts not so … Continue reading

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Uncovered

It was bound to happen. The cat aptly named Zim likes to push things off of tables, shelves, anything really. He is an equal opportunity pusher, then completes the damage by playing with the stuff on the ground before returning … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 9

Chapter 9 Iona startled awake. Eyes wide open, she scanned the darkness before focusing on the blood-red readout of her portable alarm clock. 6:35 AM. Great, that fifteen-minute stretch of sleep had been her longest all night. She sagged into … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 8

Chapter 8 Iona stared across the rolling grass in the park. The meteor shower streaked overhead, but it was the light show on the ground that interested her most. The grass was glowing. Not all of it, just parts. How … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 7

Chapter 7 Marcus ducked into the kitchen, sliding behind the granite island and heading for the recycle bin under the sink. He inhaled deeply, savoring the scent of his sister’s sweet and sour meatballs and his brother-in-law’s smoked pork. Even … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 6

Chapter 6 Kim Garcia leaned back in the lounge chair, crossing her bare feet at the ankles while the evening breeze tugged on the cover-up, trying to expose her bikini. Adults and children rested on chairs, clustered around tables, or … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 5

Chapter 5 Iona’s fingers froze on the buckle of her bicycle helmet as her door slowly opened. Sweat trickled from her temples. Someone was forcing their way into her apartment. Which weapon should she choose—the pen, the kitchen knife, or … Continue reading

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Seeds of Destruction, Chapter 4

Chapter 4 Iona dismounted her bicycle before it stopped. Holding onto the handlebars, she stumbled forward then brought the bike under control just as she reached the fence of her apartment complex. The hinges of the wrought iron gate creaked … Continue reading

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