Pros & Cons To Working At Home

I have been sharing some of my experiences as I take on the new, old, known, and unknown steps to being a self-publishing author working at home. Most days, it's usually pretty simple to get the steps I've thought up for my day completed. Even with the simplicity, there are challenges that limit me from …

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Creativity Should Never Be Locked Away

When I was young, I discovered the simple beauty a crayon could create. As I dove more into this dicovery, I learned there were many different forms of art waiting ahead of me. Being young, I stepped mainly into art with crayons, markers, colored pencils, children's clay, and on occasion paint. Art was brought into …

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There’s No Excuse To Slack Off

This weekend is going to be a bit of a fun weekend for me, my husband, and our friends. We are all getting together to attend a card tournament featuring the game called Magic: The Gathering. It's fun and I enjoy playing so I'm excited to go watch them all play. I'm not going to play in …

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All The Signs Are Pointing To Just Read It!

Every Friday morning I skim around online for interesting news to share, and often times I get stuck with nothing all that exciting to my own eyes. I promise one thing though, there are always lists upon lists to recommend novels to read. I often allow myself to forget my task of finding news and …

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Using A Television Show To Get My Writing Right! Is That Wrong?

I have gone on and on with many posts about all the work I'm putting into getting my latest murder mystery out to the world. As the weeks have gone by with endless attempts to make my crime studies successful, I realized I was only failing to succeed. I haven't even started writing a single …

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Middle Of The Week Thoughts 11/16/16

Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How These are the six facts I've been trying to piece together for my latest murder mystery novel I'm trying to create. Those words are the words I was told to answer numerous times on several English tests all through school. In elementary school I learned the tale about …

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Writing Rules? Ha, You’re Funny!

"There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” - W. Somerset Maugham When I read this quote a little while ago it made me smile and also gave me a reason to relax. I debate again and again about how I want to write my novels. Do I …

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Too Many Plans For One Book

A little while ago, I started planning the murder in my latest novel and I thought I had the general plan figured out. I was writing some of my outline around the idea I thought up when suddenly, brilliance struck me. So I had to make some adjustments with the plan, yet again. Adjusting a bit of one …

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