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Trilogy Book 1: Chapter One

Every Friday I will be posting a chapter of my never-to-be-published fantasy trilogy. Please comment and tell me what you think (keeping in mind that this was written several years back). Click HERE for Chapter 1 of Book 1. Advertisements

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Return of the Writing Files

If you’ve been reading my blog for quite a while, you may remember how I used to publish posts under the heading “The Writing Files”. While I did abandon these quite a while ago, I am now resuming them as … Continue reading

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Question of the Week

For this week’s question, the answer is a bit complicated. I’m breaking it up into three different parts of the one answer. Q: How do I create a good leading hero? A: There are three general steps to creating any … Continue reading

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Question of the Week

Hello, schminions! This week we are doing something a little new. I’ve been asked lots of questions about writing and there are even more questions that no one has asked, but definitely deserve an answer. I wanted to help any … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Epidemic

There seems to be a common disease that is becoming more and more prevalent. It’s been floating around in the movie industry for years now, but it seems to be spreading rather rapidly to the authors of this world. Before … Continue reading

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Say What?!

As a child, reading was a safe haven where every book was like traipsing through Beatrix Potter’s world. Innocent, carefree, it was a world of hope and freedom, where every danger was easily escapable. When reading classics, my parents chose … Continue reading

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Scholarship Writing

I don’t know about you guys, but the time has come around for me to be looking at scholarships. Yes, that’s right folks: scholarships. Actually, that time has been around for several months (or years, if you count my mom … Continue reading

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Character Sketches

I did this about two, maybe three weeks back over a series of two days. These are the characters from my first book, The Silver Woods. The first girl is the Cinderella-esque character, the second a mostly original fairytale, the … Continue reading

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Bound Book

News flash!!!!! Just discovered that the Fedex near us binds books, so I got my second book, Star of Egypt, bound yesterday afternoon!!!!! It was so exciting! Even though it didn’t look like a book you’d pick up at your local library … Continue reading

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Monday Excerpt

This week I will be starting back to a more regular schedule, so look forward to some interesting book reviews soon. Here is a little bit of the Clue Story I wrote about last week: A cool breeze rippled across Lake … Continue reading

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