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Bran for bloggers

Yesterday was my Business of Writing meeting. If you’d been in the Pepper Mill in Thessalon, where we often hold these things, you’d have thought you were watching four women having a kaffeeklatsch. In fact, a couple of women who … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

All right, I’m jumping the gun just a tad, but it was June 16, 2010 that I posted my first blog entry, “The technophobe starts a blog”. In the year since then, I’ve gone from being a full-blown techno-idiot to … Continue reading

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Here endeth the lesson, and beginneth another.

Yesterday I called Katharine Sands, a literary agent about whom I’ve heard a lot of good things, and who also happens to have the prospectus for my non-fiction reptile book. I needed some advice. On October 30th I submitted “The … Continue reading

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Next – what’s wrong with this story?

I’m on the home stretch of this novel. I am working on a long scene now, and it’s almost done. After that I have six more scenes to go, three of which are short, and three long. I’m aiming at … Continue reading

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Stop me before I write more!

The other night my husband and I sat on the couch with tea – we do this sometimes, when he can drag me away from the writing. Actually it’s not quite that bad; he’s home two days a week and … Continue reading

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