Category Archives: craft

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Free Writers Workshop

Come to the Tempe Library for a free workshop on writing romance and romantic elements.

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Revisiting

I’ve been writing for over 2 decades now. In that time, I’ve discarded several books. Some will never see the light of day. Others I’ll be revisiting. Revisiting is hard for me to do. There’s a reason a story was … Continue reading

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A Newbie Mistake

It happens to every writer. You pour your soul onto a page, polish the prose, and submit it to your critique partner(s). Only to discover you’ve done the data dump. Too much backstory had slowed the pacing to a crawl. … Continue reading

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The End is Just the Beginning

No, I didn’t make up that headline. I stole it wholeheartedly from the Mummy with Rachel Weisz and Brendon Fraser. I still love the movie, but it doesn’t just apply to ancient Egyptian mummies. It also works on writers. This … Continue reading

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Stories and Writers

I’ll be frank. I haven’t been writing. Not like I used to. I’m been in a meh stage of life, and Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and PBS have been happy to keep me company. But, lately, I’ve been wanting to … Continue reading

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You’re never too old

This weekend, I went to a writing workshop. Since I wasn’t writing, I was torn between going and staying at home. I really wanted to stay at home, but I had paid money to go. So I went. It was … Continue reading

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Book Signing

Good morning all, I’ll be at the Glendale Chocolate Affaire Friday, Saturday, and Sunday signing books with 39 other authors. Come for the chocolate, the fun, the books, the free writing workshops, and the gorgeous weather. For more information, directions, … Continue reading

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