Fiction Friday: James Scott Bell and the Big, Fat “But”

Posted Mar 27 2015

Last night I finished reading Super Structure: The Key to Unleashing the Power of Story by James Scott Bell and I have a problem with it. First let me say I have a huge amount of respect for Mr. Bell. I know a lot of writers who swear by his many books on ficiton writing. […]

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The Truth About Boobs

Posted Mar 16 2015

My 11-year-old granddaughter hates to go to sleep. She says she has nightmares. She’s been this way since she was a toddler and over the years I’ve grown accustomed to having last-ditch conversations aimed at keeping her out of bed just a few more minutes. Here’s last night’s entry: “What are you wearing?” she asks, […]

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Fiction Friday: What to Do, What to Do?

Posted Mar 13 2015

This week I printed off copies of my Demon’s Wager manuscript and passed them out to the writing group I’ve been part of since 2002. They’ll need a month to read and review, so it’s time to move on to the next project. I have two new stories in mind, plus two more old manuscripts […]

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Fiction Friday: Holding Out for a Hero

Posted Mar 6 2015

I’ve been working on this novel, currently (and I hope finally) titled Demon’s Wager, for nearly three years. If you’re already familiar with the plot, skip to the next paragraph. If not, the premise is that God and Satan decide to revisit their wager over free will. They’ve tried this bet twice before, once with […]

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Fiction Friday on Monday: Doing My Happy Dance

Posted Mar 2 2015

Over the weekend I learned that I finaled in the Diamonds in the Desert contest sponsored by the Desert Rose Chapter of the RWA. What this means is that my novel, Demon’s Wager, will be critiqued by Brenda Chin of BelleBooks. Doing my happy dance. (BTW–if you don’t know Alex Boye, check him out.)

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