Category Archives: Writing

SWEET RELEASE

Today I am sharing a blog post by Bishop O’Connell, a friend and colleague at Harper Voyager, who is celebrating the release of  his fourth book July 12! His series is known for its incredibly beautiful  book covers and exciting plots which are … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Numbers

I think our society has become obsessed with numbers. Don’t get me wrong, I’m referring to numbers not math. We have cell numbers, S.S. numbers, bank routing numbers, account numbers, pin numbers, credit card numbers and more. Then, there are those … Continue reading

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It’s Me!

My Interview With HarperVoyager

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First Impressions

First impressions are everything! How often have you heard it said that if you can’t grab an editor’s attention on the first page, the rest of your manuscript won’t be read. This isn’t just true of editors either. How often … Continue reading

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Writing More, Blogging Less

Most writers have full-time jobs as well as writing, emailing, maintaining websites,  blogging, tweeting, pinning, Facebooking, linking, and whatever else social networking throws at us! It’s tough trying to make time for friends and family. It’s harder yet to find any downtime. … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Sometimes, we think that children are exposed to so much flashy media stimulus that it is hard to capture their imagination with just books. After a recent preschool visit where I read The Christmas Cats, I passed out bookmarks to … Continue reading

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Critiques

We all like to feel we’ve written the perfect manuscript, but it’s always better to get a second opinion. When you are immersed in the creative process, it’s hard to spot inconsistencies in your own work. Readers will find the holes in … Continue reading

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