Monthly Archives: July 2012

Writing and Lens Choice

  This week I’m reading a Stephen King novel, Dreamcatchers.  Normally when I’m reading, my author brain hibernates and enjoys the novel, only popping up now and again to think…hmmm, did you see how they did that? And then it … Continue reading

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Writing and Lens Choice

  This week I’m reading a Stephen King novel, Dreamcatchers.  Normally when I’m reading, my author brain hibernates and enjoys the novel, only popping up now and again to think…hmmm, did you see how they did that? And then it … Continue reading

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First Time CreateSpace User: Here’s what I learned

I spent the weekend editing, creating and formatting furiously.  The formatting was by far the hardest, mostly because this was the first time.  I’m going to go through the problems I had and the things I had to do to … Continue reading

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That moment of Triumph

I’m excited…and nervous…and excited…and confused. It’s hard to pick that moment to decide “It’s finished” and finally publish something that has been waiting, and I don’t know how to feel. I’ve been editing Death Knell for months and waiting for … Continue reading

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Cheery Color

I’ve been cleaning my art room, which means another look at all of those failed paintings, the ones in half-finished disarray or with flaws that relegate them to the bottom of a portfolio. This usually results in a few groaning … Continue reading

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