Monthly Archives: March 2013

Paperback is Available The paperback is finally available. It can be purchased from the CreateSpace store now; it will be available through Amazon next week. Below is an excerpt from the book:  Do You Even Understand? There’s a drug Pandemic … Continue reading

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Skinny Dipping in the Pool of Womanhood

This.is the author’s proof of my book. It was delivered today. I set a goal for myself and this is the fruition of that goal. Not sure how I feel right now, which is weird. I can’t focus on that … Continue reading

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<a href="The Girl with the Golden Shoes by Colin Channer My rating: 5 of 5 stars I am a huge fan of Colin Channer’s writing style; I love the inclusion of the island dialect, sayings and culture. It literally feels … Continue reading

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Book Slut

As soon as I’m finished with one, I move on to the next. In a span of a couple of days I went from reading Colin Channer’s The Girl with the Golden Shoes to Stephen King’s On Writing. I literally … Continue reading

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A Writing Exercise

Make a list of things you’ve lost. Anything. From random things like the pink ribbon you liked to wear for picture day when you were seven years old to family members or friends. Just write whatever comes to mind.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Rejection Letter Comic

I can’t imagine ever responding to a rejection letter, but I guess some people can.

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In the beginning, there was the word…

Read something different from what you’re used to reading. That was writing advice I was given a while ago. So I began reading everything from westerns, chick lit, biographies, plays–yes, plays. And that is how I discovered the work of … Continue reading

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Develop a Plan

“Hope is not a plan. It’s OK to dream, but you’ve got to act on it. What’s your plan?”                                           –Chris … Continue reading

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Mining the Newspaper for Diamonds

The world can be a depressing place. The newspaper and television news programs are full of bad news. But the news is also a good place for finding some very interesting gems that could possibly become a kernel in a … Continue reading

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Bleeding Writer

In a letter to a family friend, F. Scott Fitzgerald makes the comment that no one ever became a writer by wanting to be one. This may have been a relevant truth in his time, but things have changed and … Continue reading

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