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I’m blogging at Soul Mate Publishing Today


Hop on over to Soul Mate Publishing’s Blog – my post:  It’s Not You, It’s Your Writing – How to Not Take Critiques Personally  is up. I’ve used a few famous quotes to help demonstrate my views on how to develop thicker skin by looking at critiques in a different light. Check it out if you have a chance. Love …

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Writing Diary Entry #6


I received my second round of edits for The Trouble with Snowmen a couple of weeks ago and everything else came to a screeching halt! I’ve been a good girl and haven’t focused on anything except for those edits. So there are no updates on the other projects. I will say that editing/rewriting is my …

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Writing Diary Entry #5


Well, I don’t feel like it has been a very productive week … June 29 – July 5 Trouble with Men Series book #3 – words written: 3253 I struggled pretty much the entire week. Since I really don’t know anything about the end of my book yet, it’s trial and error. This week had …

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Rough Draft Diary Entry #3


June 15 – June 21 Not a lot of words written last week – but I feel I needed this time to get my thoughts together. So you can guess what my goal is for this week – type, type, type … Trouble with Men Series book #3 – words written: 779 When I opened …

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Rough Draft Diary Entry #1


So I decided to work on the rough drafts of two books at the same time.  I do like being able to have another book to go to if I get stalled on the other – but they are so different that it’s a huge mindset change whenever I do go to the next book. …

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Don’t Ignore your Inner Editor


(Writing advice I disagree with #1) I believe NANOWRIMO made the advice to never go back and edit during your rough draft stage very popular. And, over the years, it seems to be one of the top items on everyone’s writing suggestions. Keep your focus forward – Don’t look back – Ignore your inner editor …

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Mailing list/Drawing for Signed Paperback


Email/Mailing List (Trouble with Men Series)  If you would like to be notified about updates and when books from my new series, Trouble with Men, are available in eBook and print, join my mailing list*. You will automatically be included in a drawing for a signed copy of The Trouble with Snowmen whenever the paperback is available. …

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