Where Do You Get Your Ideas?

It’s interesting to hear where writers get their story ideas. My first novel was a conglomeration of a bunch of different things I liked to read. I couldn’t nail down the genre, and that’s a big part of why it ultimately didn’t work. The second one came out of a dream that wouldn’t leave me…

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It’s Not My Cup of Tea

A couple of weeks ago I attended the Missouri Writers Guild Just Write! Conference. During the conference, I had the opportunity to pitch to two agents. I researched them online, scouring the Internet for information about their likes and dislikes. As a bonus, the Missouri Writers Guild conducted interviews with each of them and even…

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The Writer’s Voice

Thanks to Krista Van Dolzer, Brenda Drake, Cupid’s Literary Connection and Monica B.W. for hosting this contest! DUET WITH THE DEVIL’S VIOLINIST MG Magical Realism 43,000 words QUERY: Thirteen-year-old prodigy Miranda Harper craves the kind of perfection that goes beyond hitting all the right notes – like she’s inside the music. Thanks to her new…

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Welcome!

I’ve had a blog on my to-do list for months. The main thing holding me back has been wondering what I would write about. I’ve learned so much from other authors and have struggled with what I can add to the discussion. I don’t have a set schedule for topics yet, but I’m here, so…

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