Tag Archives: mystery

BOOK-LAUNCH PHOTO CELEBRATION

Several years after I started writing, one of my dearest friends said, “When this book gets published, I’m throwing a huge party.” She thought she had a couple of years to prepare. Eight years later, on June 12, 2016, she, … Continue reading

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High Intelligence, High Manual Performance, High Risk

“He’s so knowledgeable and such a hard worker.” The woman took a sip of her coffee. “We’re fortunate to have him as our handyman.” I didn’t post this last week because this knowledgeable, hard worker, who lived in my friend’s … Continue reading

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Single-Function Items: A Creative Game

Do some things niggle at your mind until you’re force to examine them from all sides? Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence for me. “Sorry I’m late.” I held up my watch for my friend to see. “It’s self-winding. My … Continue reading

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Envy Describes Your Friendships

Last June, Psychology Today published an article about two types of envy. This link from their blog describes a not so pretty picture of two best friends dealing with envy. I rarely read magazines because I’m not interested in the … Continue reading

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Do You Know The Feel?

Have you squinted your water-filled eyes against the whip of mane and wind? Have you experienced the pull and lurch of horse muscle beneath you as your mount strides out and up the mountain side?   Have you learned how to … Continue reading

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Aging Fictional Protagonists: A Dilemma

Alexandra Alter interviewed authors of fiction for the WSJ July 1, 2011. Huge conundrum for mystery writers of aging protagonists: What happens when that energetic young detective (or whomever) after ten or twenty years of chasing desperadoes finds himself/herself now … Continue reading

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