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A Blizzard and Choices

For me, many things happen in Boston. For uncounted years, I went to Arisia, one of the biggest science fiction and fantasy conventions in the northern U.S. I still count it as my home con and try to go every … Continue reading

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Knowing What You Want As A Writer

I have been traditionally published by smaller publishers, and I’ve taken my returned rights on some of my books and re-published them on my own. The tide keeps changing in publishing, and sometimes it’s hard to keep up. Currently I … Continue reading

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Chillin’ Between Books

Right now I am between writing books. Writing is an intense experience that totally absorbs me when I’m in it. During that time, I tend to miss TV, new books, movies, and being seen by most people in general. My … Continue reading

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Do Cats Stress?

Stress is tearing down humanity. Stress makes us unhappy and vulnerable to disease. Do cats stress? Though I know the scientific method, I decided to dispense with that and use anecdotal evidence. So I observed the kitty sisters of my … Continue reading

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How Do You Write When Life Happens?

Not every author gets the opportunity to quit their day job and only write. Often you have to juggle a job and sometimes children and even the care of a spouse, parents and/or other relatives. You have your sacred times … Continue reading

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A Writing Prompt or Time to Relax by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I know everyone has been stressed out lately and well, going into the holiday, that’s not good for anyone. Thank you to the MRM Team for “Dreaming In The Moonlight,” courtesy of them and YouTube. https://soundcloud.com/grey-houston/dreaming-in-the-moonlight You can use this … Continue reading

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Why Are Editors Great? Thank you, Cheryl!

Why does an author need an editor?  While it is true in the world of self-publishing that an author can do everything themselves, should they?  For everyone working to make the transition from aspiring writer to published author, you need … Continue reading

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