Tag Archives: Book Writing

How To Write (And Finish) Your Book in 5 Easy Steps

STEP ONE: Tell everyone you know you’re going away for three months, preferably six.  When they ask where, tell them somewhere with no internet or phone signal or pets (see Step Two). A room by the water in the Norwegian … Continue reading

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Memoir Excerpt: 777 Writing Challenge

Way back in November, dear friend Sarah of Sarah Potter Writes tagged me for the 777 Challenge.  Thanks so much Sarah, and for your patience!  Sarah writes speculative fiction, sci-fi & fantasy and is also a wonderful Haiku & tanka … Continue reading

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Are We Nearly There Yet?

“Are we nearly there yet?”  How many times as kids did we ask this question of our parents during inexcusably long car journeys? When it came time for my own children to ask me the very same, my answer was … Continue reading

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