Monthly Archives: June 2008

Update on the Writing Life

OptimismA blog about writing should occasionally contains something to do with writing. Here’s a rundown on what I’m accomplishing as a writer during these hard times. Since the first of the year I’ve finished two books, a paranormal and a … Continue reading

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The Good Old Days

The Way We Lived A few weeks ago when I posted my new writing schedule and became organized, I knew there would be some happenings that might disrupt my plan. Last Sunday night at 10:30 p.m.Mother Nature combined with an … Continue reading

Posted in Arkansas, cattle, electric power, journals, lightning, Ozarks, poultry, propane, storms, teenager, writing | Leave a comment

Preparing for a Virtual Book Tour

It’s difficult to say when and where preparation began for my planned virtual book tour. I hope to kick it off in July, but there’s much still to do. One of the most helpful places I know of for beginning … Continue reading

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Women Who Show the Way

Besides being a writer, I’m a woman, a wife, mother, grandmother and most recently a great grandmother. And I’m a human being, an American, a daughter of pioneers. Last week, we all saw history made by Hillary Clinton, and whether … Continue reading

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Inspiration for Writing

A Family Story Inspired my book, Fly With The Mourning Dove The most asked question at workshops and conferences is, “Where do you get your ideas?” Well, have you ever thought of looking at home? Where you grew up, who … Continue reading

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Copper Fire by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Today I’m hosting Suzanne Woods Fisher and her newest novel, Copper Fire. Her just-released historical novel Copper Fire, is the sequel to the three-time award-winning Copper Star, a World War II love story inspired by true events. Fisher was a … Continue reading

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