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Poet AND Writer?

April is National Poetry Month, which got me thinking about how I started out (way back in 6th grade!) writing poetry. That was a tough year for me and poetry really started speaking to me. My teacher encouraged us to … Continue reading

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Night Kisses

National Poetry Month!   Today I would like to share a poem I wrote back in 1998.   Revised a bit today.   Night Kisses     Things always seem….. crisper         at night darkness more         poignant Light more … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month!

In honor of National Poetry Month I thought I would share more of my own poetry and perhaps some of my favorites. I would love any responses to my poems, and suggestions for poets both old and new that you … Continue reading

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Where the main character IS the evil one!

I have been trying to spice up Tabeth some more by developing the characters in more depth and I came to realize that my main character, Tabeth herself, is also the main ‘evil’ in the book! What is your main … Continue reading

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Post Holiday Blues

Wrapping up the Christmas tree   boxing up the tinsel   all the pretty paper   splattered with turkey dinner   overflowing trash buckets   overflowing counter   filled with all the shinny things   that fail to lighten shadows … Continue reading

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Rewriting techniques

Last time I was talking about my rewrites I was looking into totally outlining my book due to timeline issues that had cropped up. Well that proved more than my lazy @ss was willing to do, so instead I use … Continue reading

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Where to start?

Semester break, and I am sitting here trying to decide if I should work on my novel or the serial story that I have here that I never finished. Oh bother! Just write something already!!

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Semester Break

Do you know where your Draft is?

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Adverbs; to use or not to use that is the question!

I recently joined a community on Google+ (Writer’s Discussion Group) and posted my excerpt from Tabeth. I wanted some feedback on it to judge just how much revision I still have to do. This is a passage that I feel … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Tabeth

This is an excerpt from my vampire novel Tabeth that I am currently revising. Sarah is a detective and she is interviewing a woman who’s husband was Tabeth’s latest victim. “…Sarah handed the woman yet another kleenex, “Let’s go back … Continue reading

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