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My 2013 – Outside My Comfort Zone

It’s been a huge year for me. They say that we grow the most when we’re outside our comfort zone. I think I’ve grown a lot this year. 2013 was my biggest year ever as a published author, with Reality … Continue reading

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Restless Spirit beta-reader edition!

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Counting the f***ing curse words in my books!

On the recent Star Chamber podcast, I met and chatted with Jorie of JorieLovesAStory, and the subject of profanity and obscenity came up. Now, I don’t seed my books with curse words for specific shock value, but I don’t censor … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: I WON!

I won! 50,122 words in Restless Spirit written in November! I have a couple of chapters I wrote before to tack on the beginning, and at least 2-3 more chapters still to write, but I won National Novel Writing Month … Continue reading

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NaNoWrimo: the end is near!

That’s right, kids, only 5 keyboard pounding days left in National Novel Writing Month! A week ago, I’d just about given up on this year. My life, as you may see from a previous post, kind of exploded for awhile, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Playlists for writing *fast*!

Disclaimer: I only know what works for me, so this list may not work for everyone. But it’s fun to talk about! Yeah, I know, this post is counter to NaNoWriMo’s focus on the novel for two reasons… 1) I’m … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo-ing ahead despite “life happening”

It’s been a rough week. My stepdad passed away. Work was extra-specially contentious and difficult. My stepdaughter was t-boned by another car that ran a red light late at night. The driver of that car ran off on foot. We … Continue reading

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