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Farewell, NaNoWriMo

In a few hours, November will end, and NaNoWriMo will be over for another year.  It has been a glorious month of writing like mad, totally immersing myself in my story and my characters' lives.  I have lived and breathed The Sea Child until it has become real to me.  It has been so much… Continue reading Farewell, NaNoWriMo

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone out there.  I feel so blessed this year.  I have a wonderful family, sweet grandchildren, good friends, plenty of food and a comfortable home in a beautiful area where I enjoy so many freedoms.  I have a cute little dog who loves to walk with me.  I am thankful for my… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving

Book Reviews

Told You So

Book Review:  Told You So, by Kristen Heitzmann.  Women's fiction, Romance. Grace Evangeline is a young, popular romance author who dreams of seeing one of her novels adapted for Broadway. So she meets with Devin Bressard, a successful playwright who writes literary, pessimistic plays. When he insults her writing, she throws her sweet tea in… Continue reading Told You So

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NaNoWriMo Day 15

November 15th:  NaNoWriMo word count: 40,898. My murder mystery, The Sea Child, is coming along nicely.  I'm at that point where all the lose ends and clues that have been thrown out there have to be twisted together and head towards a dramatic aha! moment.  I'm having a blast! To all my fellow NaNo writers… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 15

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The Gift of Language

Today I was able to spend a lot of time writing. (Over 8.000 words so far for NaNoWriMo!)  I had so much fun! This month as we celebrate Thanksgiving, we stop and think about what we are thankful for.  I have been blessed so much, and just one of the things I am grateful for… Continue reading The Gift of Language

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The Sea Child

My 2015 NaNoWriMo project is called The Sea Child (working title).  It's a YA Fantasy/Mystery. Here's the blurb: When their parents die in a car accident, Maddie, Jack, and Barney are sent to California to live with their grandmother in her beach house in Carlsbad.  But one day Grandma goes missing, and Maddie finds a… Continue reading The Sea Child