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DO YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS AFTER YOU SUBMITT YOUR MANUSCRIPT?

Last year at the 2015 Colorado Gold Conference, I moderated a lively panel discussion by incredibly sharp-witted agents and editors.  I had no idea why they asked me to moderate this panel, but I have to say, I enjoyed every … Continue reading

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Part II Revision–Three Dialogue Dilemmas

Three Dialogue Dilemmas Writers find whipping out a short paragraph to make a point is much easier than putting the information in their characters’ mouths and having them talk about it. When you pick up a book with not much … Continue reading

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Dark Moon

Wow! I do believe I’m on an astronomy kick here. For you mystery writers out there,  doesn’t Dark Moon sound more sinister than Blue Moon? “Once in a blue moon–” happens only when there is a second full moon in … Continue reading

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Help! I’m Missing In Action

Frankly, I don’t know how writers write and still find time to blog. Would someone let me know how that works?  I’m right at the end of yet another draft, and it’s been forever since I last wrote anything to … Continue reading

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Banned Books in the U.S.A.

What happens to controversial books in the state where you live? Tattered Cover Bookstore posted this map of the U.S.A. as a finale to Banned Book week.  Worth thinking about.

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