Category Archives: critiquing

Women’s Weekend Writing Retreat!

I have invited Author Bobbi Lerman to tell us about her upcoming Women’s Weekend Writing Retreat and the purpose for it! I want to write… but the dishes are piling up. I want to write… but I have that huge … Continue reading

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Reflections of the Heart: Behind the Scenes

A lot has been happening with Nights of Passion and me.  We say farewell to Cara North and welcome to Debralee Mede.  Saturday we’re interviewing a.c. Mason.  Many of our long-term viewers know Mason as the evil mastermind and long … Continue reading

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Rooster Time

What do a rooster and novels have in common? After this last trip to Nicaragua, I’d say timing.  Sounds silly, right? Hear me out. For the last few weeks, I’ve spent some time traveling in the Dominican Republic and then … Continue reading

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Reading and Critiquing, What’s the Difference?

Reading and critiquing, so what’s the difference. Well not a whole lot as an advanced critter, let me explain… So you’ve been writing months now, maybe years, and you’ve done your share of critiquing as well as received your share … Continue reading

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Trust Me…You Need to Trust You

I had a revelation this week. Well the truth is I’ve known about it for a while, I just got a reminder. I’ve recently applied to get into a training program at work (the day job) in order to continue … Continue reading

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It’s Mason Thursday. What happen to great minds? By the waste side of the Greeks.

While I was doing my Monday post, I was thinking. I know that’s where my problem started, of course. As I was reread on the Greeks a slight tingle of annoyance moved through me. It happens even to evil masterminds … Continue reading

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It’s Mason Monday. The Greeks knew a thing or maybe two.

Admittedly, I have an obsession with the classics. Why? Okay, so I am one of those people that believes that there is nothing that hasn’t written about. That doesn’t mean we as story tellers cannot evoke our readers in new … Continue reading

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