Category Archives: Writing

Tales from the Road

Today will be a bit different, but then I like to keep things interesting. It has been my pleasure to get to know a man who is talented in music, acting, and now writing. Bill Bancroft has been a drummer … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Eve (a.k.a. Halloween)

The witching hour approaches, and novel writers around the globe prepare to immerse themselves in a Herculean effort to produce a novel in a single month. That’s the idea, anyway. National Novel Writing Month approaches. It sneaks up on unsuspecting … Continue reading

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Finally!

Hello everyone. It’s been a long winter (as the song says), but we persevered. My NaNoWriMo project got interrupted midway through the month by the worst windstorm Spokane has seen in many long years. We were without power for a … Continue reading

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November Events

I just finished the first week of National Novel Writing Month, wherein writers are challenged to write 50,000 words in the month of November. This is the first year I’ve participated, and I must say it has been a learning … Continue reading

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Meadowlark Madness available on Smashwords

Meadowlark Madness, the first adventure of bumbling detective Emily Trace, went live on Smashwords today. Preparing the manuscript for the more strict specifications took a couple of days and some frustration and tearing of hair. However, the effort was well … Continue reading

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Creating believable characters

What makes a story great? Is it the plot? The research? The philosophy imparted to the reader? It is all these things, but the most important of all – the thing that makes a story stick in the mind – … Continue reading

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