Category Archives: Business

Going to 8 Pi-Con! Now Where’s My Pirate Hat?

I started out in science fiction and fantasy and it shows in my stories. I’m a world builder and my characters have family and friends that usually appear in later books creating a series. I love the costuming and the … Continue reading

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Meeting Charlaine Harris

At the Romantic Times Booklovers Convention, you may have heard that all my technology failed me so I don’t have a photograph of this event.  This photo is from Charlaine Harris’s page on Goodreads. Here is her website: http://charlaineharris.com/ I went … Continue reading

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What A Writer Needs – Part 2: Business Cards

Often when going to conferences, giving readings, workshops and talks, there is one piece of paper that makes an impression in addition to your books.  I’m going to show you a progression of business cards I’ve had so far as a … Continue reading

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More Than You Think

I have often written in my blog articles that writing is so much more than a few words on many pages that make up works of ours. I’ve told you all about a completely different side to writing which involves … Continue reading

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Which Sookie Stackhouse Reigns Supreme: The Book or HBO Series?

Okay, I admit it.  I cried when True Blood on HBO ended for the season.  I can’t wait to see what weirdness they dream up for next season.  Leaving us with the sight of Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgard) sitting in … Continue reading

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The Perfect Balance

All right, so this week’s blog really is a series of questions because I’m as clueless as many writers out there trying to figure out what would make their book sell. As I wrote last week, I began writing with … Continue reading

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What’s In Store for 2013?

Another year, a bunch more resolutions? I’m not sure really. Part of me sits here and says, do I want to plan a bunch of things that I may or may not keep up with? Why is it that so … Continue reading

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A Starry New Year

There’s a halo around the full moon tonight (Friday night).  I noticed when I was walking my dog.  It’s brutally cold.  Pete is not fond of walking when it’s cold and I have to talk him into it. The New … Continue reading

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You can do it

This blog posts the day after our country’s election (if you live in the USA) and by the time you read this we may or may not know who our next president is. Still, I’m not here to talk about … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Invisible

Channel 4 had a pop doco on the 50 Shades phenomenon. The show had a mixture of good and bad, as these things usually do. I’ve been fascinated by the hostile responses to the books (or their success, depending on … Continue reading

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