NEW BEGINNINGS

Some say change is good, some say a new beginning or a fresh new start is great...but all at the same time! I love a challenge, especially weaving my characters in and out of various fictional plots. But weaving my time in and out of various [...]

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DO IT…DONE…LIFE SIMPLIFIED

  You may have noticed that during the summer months I’ve been spending most of my time in the “Time Out” Room in cyberspace. But it has not been for the lack of activity or a much-needed vacation. My time has been spent organizing a [...]

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AUTHOR UNPLUGGED

  ARE YOU MILDLY CURIOUS AS TO MY RELATIVE SILENCE? If so, I can provide the reason in one word...   D E S tarting last May, Joe, my loving husband and editor, was hit with a series of medical issues. And for a man who [...]

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THE HOMESTRETCH

  I know I've been relatively silent on the airwaves over the past several weeks, and unfortunately, it wasn't for an extended vacation. I have been totally immersed in The Ultimate Revenge. Due to the timely subject matter, my publisher David Dunham is eager to [...]

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AUTHOR WITH TWO HATS

  Fiction is definitely my genre, although I find myself having to wear two hats. One obviously is fiction, but the other is fact. I relish creating my characters, attempting to make them bigger than life. And it's such a thrill when my readers discuss [...]

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SLOGGING NOT BLOGGING

  Yesterday I didn't post my Monday Morning Muse. Instead, I was slogging away promoting "The Simon Trilogy." I spent the morning tweeting a hundred plus politicos, talking heads, and news reporters with a catchy byline. To get around the 140 character limitation, I created [...]

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THE LIFE OF AN AUTHOR

Cartoon by MMRule   Naturally, I'm not referring to my wonderful spouse, who's also my editor. But there are times when he steps into my office to ask a question that generates an idea and I quickly incorporate it into one of my chapters. In [...]

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CLUELESS

  TODAY, I officially began The Ultimate Revenge. After spending the last week weeding through a myriad of documents, bullet points, scraps of paper, paragraphs of dialogue for unassigned chapters, I'm finally ready to conclude "The Simon Trilogy." If you're not yet, despairingly trying to [...]

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BACK TO WORK

  Of course, you've been checking my blog weekly! And you've noticed that I've been off the airwaves the last few weeks. I can’t promise it won’t happen again, especially when life takes hold or one of my characters demands my time but I will [...]

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INSPIRATION POINT

  This is where my career as a writer began, sitting on the wall with the beautiful historic center of Florence spread before me and the eleventh century Basilica of San Miniato al Monte, complete with a bishop’s palace, at my back. The Florentines often [...]

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