Welcome to Snippet Sunday and Weekend Writing Warriors! For those new to this, fellow writers post eight sentences from one of our works. I’m spotlighting my upcoming release, MUST LOVE BREECHES, until its release in September. Some of you veterans from Six Sentence Sunday will remember this story, though the opening has changed a lot. So, […]

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This is a meme going around for about a month wherein tagees answer WIP-related questions and pass it along to others. I’ve been tagged by Janice Hardy, fabulous YA author of The Healing Wars trilogy, and by one of my Beta buddies Linda Morris, whom I’ve had the pleasure of Beta reading two of her works […]

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This year Ada Lovelace Day is today! In celebration, sites around the world are spotlighting women in math and science. To learn more about this and read some amazing stories, visit the site Finding Ada. I thought I’d instead revamp a blog post I did last year on just who she is and give a […]

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Song playing right now on my playlist: “Begin the Begin,” by R.E.M. NEWS: I will have some awesome news to report next week about MUST LOVE BREECHES (re: status in Query Land) and STEAM ME UP, RAWLEY finaled in its first contest (and the first one it entered), The Golden Pen, ironically beating out MUST LOVE […]

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Song playing right now on my playlist: “Monday Morning” Fleetwood Mac Writing and the Writing Life: Jami Gold on Cliffhangers: Not Just for the End of a Book. And while we’re on hooks, Jody Hedlund also had a post this week on the subject: 4 Ways to Hook Your Readers & Keep Them Wanting More Kat Latham […]

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Song playing right now on my playlist: “Lakme” from The Hunger soundtrack Writing and the Writing Life: The Beauty is in the Details, by Sherry Thomas but remember Excessive Detail Can Kill Your Story (from Mooderino) How to Kill Your Agent Relationship without Really Trying Best advice I’ve seen on how to evaluate feedback from critique partners and […]

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Today is #sixsunday where writers share six sentences from their work. I’ll share a snippet from my time-travel romance WIP titled MUST LOVE BREECHES, which is now out in query land! (You can see the other entries here.) I am currently looking for Beta readers. If you’re interested, let me know. I’ve stopped querying to see how this […]

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Song playing right now on my playlist: “Xavier” by Dead Can Dance Writing and the Writing Life: Janice Hardy Guest Author Heather Webb: Choosing a Historical Fiction Topic, or Any Other Topic for That Matter Facing rejections or conflicting CP feedback? See Jami Gold’s post: What Does “Writing Is Subjective” Mean? For Historical writers: The Historical History […]

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Today is #sixsunday where writers share six sentences from their work. I’ll share a snippet from my time-travel romance WIP titled MUST LOVE BREECHES, which is now out in query land! (You can see the other entries here.) Yesterday, it finaled in the Georgian/Regency/Victorian category for the RWA Hearts Through History chapter contest! I am currently looking for […]

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