Category Archives: Writing

How Do You Measure Your Personal (and Writing) Success?

I read a magazine article the other day that mentioned the different types of achievement a writer can attain which would signal success. The list ranged anywhere from writing a first draft to having it land on The New York … Continue reading

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HONOR LAND by R.S. Guthrie – Release Giveaway #reading #prizes

I’m excited to share with you that R. S. Guthrie is hosting a release giveaway for the third James Pruett Mystery, Honor Land. If you want his first two books free, Blood Land is free on Amazon and if you follow … Continue reading

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HONOR LAND by R.S. Guthrie – A Story With A Conscience, A Story of Love #reading

It’s with great pleasure that I get to blog about the newest release from Author R.S. Guthrie:  “Honor Land,” a hard-boiled mystery and Book #3 in his James Pruett Mystery Series. If you’ve read any of my interviews and/or reviews … Continue reading

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Snippets, Stop-its, and Snares, Oh My!

I haven’t blogged in a while and I’ve missed it. When I create a blog, I like to wait for that one subject to grab me and inspire me enough to create a whole piece centered around it. Lately, my … Continue reading

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Wham, Spam, Thank-You, Ma’am #Marketing

We all get them, even the ones that send them receive them from others. And it’s funny to watch how trends, like the tide, they ebb and flow. Most of us who have been around the social media/marketing world a … Continue reading

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Dear Diary…

Dearest Diary,                 We packed a picnic lunch and went out to Crystal Lake today. It was a perfect summer day. We watched the dragonflies dance on the rocks skirting the edge of the water while we sat beneath our … Continue reading

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One Author Plus One Author Equals?

As so often happens when I want some “quiet” time, I open up the iTunes program and let the music begin. Doesn’t make sense to you, you say? Well, for me at least, when I listen to good music it … Continue reading

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An Author Blog Chain

I have had the pleasure and honor of being tagged in an Author Blog Chain. You’ve probably seen a few going around. The only way to participate is firstly, be an author; and secondly, to have a blog. Okay, perhaps a … Continue reading

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Writing – It Soothes the Soul

This blog was inspired by a post I saw on Facebook the other morning. It was an article highlighting an artist in San Francisco, California, who creates art in sand on the beach at low tide. “A Man Takes A … Continue reading

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R.S. Guthrie Unveils “Veritas” And Promises There’s A Lot In Store For This Character

Earlier this month, “Eight The Hard Way”, an anthology of short stories contributed by eight masters of the Mystery and Thriller genre, hit publication. I set up an interview with R.S. Guthrie to not only discuss his short story “Veritas: Concubine” … Continue reading

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