Monthly Archives: January 2015

Getting It Right

You wouldn’t call this lily a rose Those of us who write nonfiction know we have to “get it right.” But often fiction authors aren’t as careful. When I’m reading fiction and see something way off base I often stop … Continue reading

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Glorious Action and Paltry Decorum

These words I stole from Sir Walter Scott, who said; “One hour of life crowded to the full with glorious action and filled with noble risks is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum.” Granted, no one … Continue reading

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On The Road Again

  I’m no Jack or Jaqueline Kerouac, but do I ever have a story to tell. Thought you might enjoy it. I’ll warn you I’m also not a humor writer, though my efforts are oft time humorous. But some of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Elvis

  I’m pleased to welcome Alicia Dean as a guest on my blog today. I know you’ll enjoy what she has to say as well as enjoy reading her new release,  End of Lonely Street, plus an awesome giveaway. Welcome, … Continue reading

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To Save or Not to Save: Question?

I finished Beyond the Moon by my 50th birthday. A sample from that original manuscript obtained an agent for me. A man who represented the author of The Godfather and was sure he could sell my book. He didn’t, and … Continue reading

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