Dorlana Vann – Author

Supernatural Fairy Tales and Romantic Comedies … with ghosts of course.

Monthly Archives: November, 2012

The Second Draft is Country Music

I don’t like writing rough drafts. I’m not really sure why. I think it might be all the frustration. Facing the blank page is intimating, no matter how many times I’ve been there. I know that frustration is unavoidable, and even necessary, if you want unique characters and plot. But that is all behind me …

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Short Story: The Thanksgiving Play

The Thanksgiving Play by Dorlana Vann The sun was coming over the turkey when all hell broke loose. I watched from my front row seat with panicked amusement as the cardboard sun fell on the turkey’s head. The turkey tripped the little Native American, which made him fall on the Thanksgiving filled table. The table …

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Ghosts, Mystery, and Fashion

Hi Friends, Just wanted to let y’all know that my eBook (supernatural mystery/romantic comedy) “Jaclyn’s Ghost“ is Free today (November 8, 2012) and will also be free tomorrow (November 9, 2012) on Amazon. Ghosts, Mystery, and Fashion. Can this diva solve her own murder, or will she be stuck in limbo forever? After recovering from the …

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No NaNoWriMo this time

Since I’m in the middle of writing a novel right now, I’m not going to be writing a draft for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). And even if I didn’t have a work-in-progress, I don’t think I’d write another book the NaNo way. I participated in my first Nanowrimo back in 2007 — The Princes of Tangleforest. …

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