Monthly Archives: January 2012

New Cover

It’s time to make a new cover.  I’m nervous for this one.   I know what I want it to look like, but people are not my strong point in art, and generally I have cheery settings with bright colors which … Continue reading

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The Snow Dragon

I bet everyone thought I was going to write a blog complaining about the snow.  Nope.  I LOVE snow, especially when I don’t have to drive, walk, or slide through it.  Today I spent the early afternoon in the delightful … Continue reading

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First Chapter of Murder-Mystery (Working Title “Death Knell) —Thoughts?

    I’m in the first stages of editing my murder mystery and wanted to post it and see what everyone thinks. Do you like the title?  Is this a book you would keep reading? How does the first chapter … Continue reading

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Great Resources for Artists and Authors

Over time, I have picked up several books that I have found extremely helpful in one form or another to my growth as either an artist or author.  Here is a list of my favorites… For Artists: The Tao of … Continue reading

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Don’t Sacrifice Your Characters on the Altar of Plot

  I can hear it now.  Authors freaking out.  Writers throwing their pens at me in abandon.  “Sometimes the character MUST DIE.”  (Just ask George R.R. Martin.) We’re not talking about killing a character here.  If it’s central to the … Continue reading

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