Category Archives: Plot

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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Project Book

I’ve recently been tasked with a fairly big project during my day job, which requires a lot more planning than I’m used to. It has required quite a bit of effort on my part and as I learn to plan … Continue reading

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Let It Go!

Sometimes everything goes wrong and you want to scream, but you hold it all in. Sometimes you know the perfect words to say, but you don’t say them. It comes out wrong because you’re nervous. What are you nervous about? … Continue reading

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Mind Challenge and Innovation

I rarely get to read for leisure these days and due to the big gaps in between reading sessions, it takes me ages to read a book, but when I do read for leisure, I have to say I love … 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 World Behind WHEN LOVE SURVIVES and a Contest

When I write a story or a book, it’s from a dream or series of dreams.   An image that has never left me is the scene of Ground Zero after both towers had fallen.  When I had the dream about the … Continue reading

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The Devil’s in the Details, Part 1 by Susan Hanniford Crowley

Every writer knows that the details can enhance your book and give the reader a richer, more full story experience.  Exactly how important are the details?  What if it’s just one detail? Let’s me show you.   Sometimes details just make … Continue reading

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