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Friday Feature: Kerrie Flanagan’s Two are Better Than One.

Two are Better Than One; Tips for a Successful Co-Author Partnership When you meet the one, it all falls into place. You no longer have to carry the burden alone. The workload is shared, you encourage each other through the … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: 4am Success

No, not me. I don’t get up at 4am, but some successful writers have. Auden, Hugo, and others woke at 4am Vonnegut and Angelou woke around 5am. Milton and others at 6. Sadly, I’m more along the lines of Stephen … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday – The Mystery of Flow

Ideas come easily to some writers, not so smoothly to others. There’s a little door to our writing mind which must always remain open and then things will flow in and out. it’s a frame of mind, to be open … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Writer and Writing is a Relationship

I know people say writing is a commitment, but it’s more than that. Writing isn’t “like” a relationship, it IS a relationship. A writer must be involved with the whole process of writing, must love it, need it, want to … Continue reading

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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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The Evolution of Writing Style

A prompt in a writing group to think about style inspired me to consider the evolution of my own writing style. Writing evolves, grows, hopefully gets better, with all we learn and experience in life.  But style is something a … Continue reading

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Random facts stalkers don’t know…

I grew up in a tough neighborhood. (don’t stereotype me) I was in a band. (for about 5 minutes) I was in a few movies. (another 5 minutes) I wrote my first “novel”at the age of 11. (an angst ridden … Continue reading

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