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West End – the opening chapter

Hi, All.  I was feeling West End today. I wanted to share a little portion, but couldn’t decide, so I give you all the opening selection for West End.  Enjoy. BEFORE MY MOTHER drank herself to death, I knew her … Continue reading

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Coffee and your Character – Writer Wednesday

I’ve been thinking of coffee shops. And it’s not only because I’m a caffeine addict. Coffee and coffee shops are a part of our everyday lives and, therefore, our characters’ lives. What type of coffee shop and what they order … Continue reading

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What’s New With You?

I’ve been remiss in my posting – which is a social media no-no.  Can I tell you a secret? I’m really just an introverted writer and I really want to do is:   Write!     I had a fantastic … Continue reading

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Eddy Lives

  Eddy, my new short fiction, is an imaginative fictional account of Edgar Allan Poe’s 1848 near-fatal laudanum overdose is available on Amazon.   My first reading and signing takes place this Saturday in Santa Clarita at 12:30.   I’d … Continue reading

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She was “BLOWN away”!

Eddy is set to be released the first week of January 2018. It will be followed by a book signing in Santa Clarita, then in Richmond, Virginia at the Poe Museum! Debbie Phillips from the Poe Museum said she “was … Continue reading

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Goals & Accomplishment

I know many people don’t start think about goal setting for another four weeks, but I consider it year ’round. I don’t want until January 1st to begin anything, except a new year. I don’t make resolutions that I don’t … Continue reading

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Best advice for new writers?

READ! Seems pretty commonsense, right?  I don’t understand when students or writers say they don’t read. I think it’s common knowledge that reading helps you gain knowledge. Some of the most intelligent and sensitive people I know are not (or … Continue reading

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