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What Happens When An Unreliable Character Pops Into Your Head?

What Happens When An Unreliable Character Pops Into Your Head?

The short answer: you write his story. Here’s what happened to me. Last summer I was working on the first book in what would be a women’s fiction series at the request of my agent. You see, with the exception of one of my previous novels, my books were considered women’s fiction, even though some […]

September 25, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
How Writing Helps Me With The Empty Nest

How Writing Helps Me With The Empty Nest

It has been my experience that my best novels are rooted in the most painful real life experiences. Bummer, right?  Well, not exactly. Since I was young the way I would deal with emotions, particularly sadness, was to write about it. I was a committed daily diary writer, and even once I was an adult, […]

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