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Genesis of a Novel – Part XVII – Artist Package, ARCs and Review Requests, Oh, my!

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. .   Once the editing, formatting, and cover art is done, the publisher will

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XV – First Round of Edits

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . It’s been a while, hasn’t it? About 100 days, to be more precise.

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XIV – Acceptance!

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . That’s right! You read that correctly. Misfortune of Vision, the novel whose journey

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Genesis of a Novel – Part XIII – Submission!

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . Yes, yes, I have finally gotten to where I am reasonably happy with

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Genesis of a Novel – PartXI – Beta Readers

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . So, you’ve finished your first draft. Congratulations! That’s an incredible hurdle! So many

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Genesis of a Novel – Part X – More Procrastination and First Draft Finished!

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . OK, so I procrastinated some more. It happens. . There sometimes comes a

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Lighten Your Load: Five Things You Should Leave at Home When You Travel to Ireland – Irish Fireside Travel and Culture

For the last twenty years, I’ve been hosting visitors to Ireland, and certain items always get packed, but rarely used. Here’s a look at some things you should think twice about before bringing them to the Emerald Isle. Computers Aren’t

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Genesis of a Novel – Part IX – Procrastination and NaNoWriMo

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . Procrastination is such a wonderful thing. How else would author houses ever get

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Blessed Samhain, a time to honor your ancestors!

This time of year is full of mystery, cold wind, and rattling leaves, no matter what your beliefs. The ancients thought it to be a time when the veil between this world and the next is at its thinnest. That

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Fifteen Years Married

I’m certainly no expert on marriage. However, I can say I’m celebrating my fifteenth anniversary today, and of my first marriage. I saw many friends get married, get divorced in a few years, only to marry again – and sometimes a

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8 Quotes by famous authors to combat writer’s block

This excellent article by The Writer’s Circle lists quotes by famous authors, such as Maya Angelou and Margaret Atwood, on how to combat the Dreaded Writer’s Block. My favorite is Mark Twain’s, which is how I approach just about any

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