Tag Archives: Writing

Agent Unawares (For Now)

For all practical purposes, I have finished the “big” novel I’ve been writing to you all about.  Thirty-eight chapters ast it turns out, thoroughly reviewed, critiqued, and edited by my stellar book concierge, and studied by my writers group, “The … Continue reading

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Taking a Page from Stephen King

Some famous author once said that when a writer finishes writing their novel, a sort of depression sets in, not unlike the postpartum blues women suffer from right after having a baby. I can’t relate to postpartum depression, nor can … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Wednesday

In my previous offering, I wrote about what it’s like, a little, as a full time writer. I also alluded to the fact that I was about to write the final chapter of my most recent novel, which would have … Continue reading

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Writing Wednesday Writer’s Plug

Now that Memorial Day is over and June is here, many of you are planning vacations – to the beach, to the mountains, to the back yard.  When that happens, a grand old American tradition is to get one’s hands … Continue reading

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Everyday is #WritingWednesday

Soon I will be a full-time writer which, frankly, scares the crap out of me.  As I phase out, over the next few months, my time as a professor, I will be face to face with what I always wanted … Continue reading

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I’m afflicted

One of my goals this Spring Break was to finish the first draft of novel #3 in the Thomas O’Shea series. Just a few chapters, going back a bit and making minor revisions, forging ahead. Well, I did it. I … Continue reading

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My Writing Process

This week, I’m participating in a blog tour for writers.  Each writer answers four questions about their writing and tags a few more authors to do the same next week.  I’d like to thank Barbara V. Evers of  http://aneclecticmuse.blogspot.com who tagged … Continue reading

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