Monthly Archives: June 2011

PULL Wins the National Reader’s Choice Award!!

I just returned to Chicago from the American Library Association meeting in beautiful–and incredibly hot–New Orleans.  When I arrived I was greeted by the news that this morning, at the OK RWA breakfast during the Romance Writers of America contest in New … Continue reading

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Plotting vs. Pantsing

I am a plotter. I’ve tried pantsing it, and I get lost every time. I need to understand my beginning, middle checkpoints and ending before I can write word one. Especially I need that end, something for me to aim … Continue reading

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I’ve been interviewed

I have been interviewed by Jo Ramsey about my writing journey on her blog, Where Fantasy and Reality Collide.  Join me there, and read an excerpt from PULL. I hope you’ll visit … and comment – it’s lonely out there.

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Characters – Part 2

Today I am doing my once a month blog post at Romancing The Genres. I’m going deeper into the subject of creating characters readers love–and love to hate. Come join me and tell me about your favorite characters.  This is … Continue reading

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Characters – Part 1

Todat I’m doing double duty – attending the Love Is Brewing In Milwaukee conference, and guest blogging at Gem State Writers. My post there is the first of two blogs I’ll be doing on ways to make characters walk and talk and act  real. Please … Continue reading

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