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Interview with blog, Today’s Tease Excited to share with you my interview with Leanna Harrow for her blog, Today’s Tease. I share with her my writing philosophy and practices, authors who have inspired me, my inspiration for writing Murder on … Continue reading

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Three Tips for Creating Authentic Dialogue

Writers are voyeurs – or rather, they should be. We are somehow intimately connected to the visual aesthetics of the world, meaning we tend to notice more than “regular folks.” We see story ideas almost everywhere. But this ability does … Continue reading

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Why Write Historical Fiction: Releasing My Novel, Murder on Second Street

On August 1, 2013, I re-released my historical fiction novel, Murder on Second Street: The Jackson Ward Murders, to much hoopla. It was the second edition of the novel having first published it in 2010 after completing it for the … Continue reading

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Creating a Mission Statement for Your Life & Art

If you have paid close attention to my posts over the last few weeks or have visited my blog/author pages, then you have noticed that I am a deeply spiritual writer. In other words, I am deeply connected to my … Continue reading

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Three Tips for Staying Connected to Your Muse

So, how does one – a writer/artist – stay connected to your muse? First, it must be clear to you in no uncertain terms that “this” is what you have been purposed to do: it is your gift. You know … Continue reading

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The Key to a Successful Self-Publishing Career: Hire an Editor

I am just going to keep it real with you all because I know of no other way to be. One of the biggest struggles I face in cross promoting the works of other self-published authors is that the work … Continue reading

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Where’s My Crystal Stair?

Life has been quite difficult for some lately – me included. Things are not working out as we have needed them to or hoped they would. Didn’t get that job. Paycheck was shorter than expected. Spouse has (fill in the … Continue reading

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