Archive for May, 2013

How to Write a Whodunit

Love this article by Ian Rankin with advice about how to write a “whodunit”. On the list of things I’d like to try is a murder mystery.   http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/event/article-2325608/Ian-Rankin-An-astonishing-years-bestsellers-whodunits-Here-author-reveals-write-own.html

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Wordless Wednesday

Okay, I cheat a bit when I write this. I LOVE Wordless Wednesdays. I am an amateur/semi-pro photorapher. Wordless Wednesdays challenge me to put the pen down, and pick up my camera. Today’s photo is from my garden that is desperate for attention.

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Vacation Day

Not writing at all today (or yesterday). Instead, I went to a yoga class, did a guided meditation, made a green smoothie, and played the piano a bit. Now I am off to get a deep tissue massage. I was so tired, and couldn’t seem to get past it. Two days off from writing has […]

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Infographic: 5 Key Book Publishing Paths

This is an excellent graphic. Tons of useful information condensed into a useable/printable resourse. Infographic: 5 Key Book Publishing Paths by Jane Friedman

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Mini Skirts and Laughter Lines

I just finished reading Carol Wyer’s book,  “Mini Skirts and Laughter Lines”.  It exceeded my expectations. Carol is a great story teller, her characters are so human, and so like people in my own family that I could easily relate to them. After a bit, I felt like I really knew them, and couldn’t wait […]

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Poetry Fridays

slaveship by Lucille Clifton   loaded like spoons into the belly of Jesus where we lay for weeks for months in the sweat and stink of our own breathing Jesus why do you not protect us chained to the heart of the Angel where the prayers we never tell are hot and read as our […]

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Found a Partner!

I found a critique partner already. I’m so excited! I look forward to seeing what she thinks of my story, and reading her work.

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Ladies Who Critique

I’ve decided to look for a critique partner. I’ve looked at several options today. I’ve decided to try “Ladies Who Critique”. I’ll let you know if I find a partner that I like.  

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Wordless Wednesday

Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland meet at the Potomac River (taken from Berkley, WV).

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Haiku

Waterfall Cascading waters God’s flamboyant majesty Awash in rainbows

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