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Recent Blog Posts
I’m thinking about making a (semi) major story adjustment. I’m considering moving the whole tale about forty years into the […]
When I tell people that my novel is set on an ostrich farm in the southern California desert, the question […]
The Winner Is
Thank you all so much for your input. Many good arguments were made, as were many interesting suggestions for that […]
Okay faithful readers, I need your help. A very important question has been plaguing my brain. As you’ve no doubt […]
Learning To Shoot, In the Name of Fiction
That was why I was there in the first place: to shoot the gun that my character fires, to know what it really feels like.
Where Inspiration Waits
Last week I worked on my outline. By laying out a sequence of cards, and forcing myself to work all […]
Scene By Scene
To my great disappointment, I wasn’t able to get to the gun shop last week. We had friends and family […]
Moving Out Of My Comfort Zone
I have never held a gun. Water pistol? Yes. A very heavy and seemingly life-like prop gun? Check. I even […]
Ode To My Husband
Last night I was in the shower and my husband, who knows I’m working on making my protagonist more three […]
The Little Things
As I mentioned last week, I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about character. In fact, I am thinking […]