Once Upon a Time….

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                      My new novel, The Stone Arch Secret, a romantic mystery, is to be published in January on Amazon! Next week I will publish Chapter One, here on WordPress, please let me know what you think!  My Beta Readers have given The Stone Arch Secret …

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        Many Indie writers are just now finishing their summer novel writing and will publish soon!  I thought it would be a great time to repost this article about the elements of good writing for readability! By Writer Digest contributor, Helga Schier, PhD, Editor, Guest Column | March 16, 2015 This guest …

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Originally posted on fourth generation farmgirl:
This speech by US Navy Admiral, William H. McRaven is beautiful, moving, and inspiring.  I hope you will watch it. ?

Some years ago, I found this interesting and these helpful fixes to writing problems that I come in handy. Good fiction takes time. You cannot sit down at the keyboard and pound out the Great American Novel in one or two sessions. (Take it from me; I’ve tried.) Says the author of this piece of …

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  No one is born hating another person because of the color of their skin, or their background or their religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love. For love comes more naturally to the human heart than hate. ….Nelson Mandela and President Obama …

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