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Writing News- Book three is finished!

Last night, I finished my third novel, Descending. Huzzah! Descending is a shorter (62k) romance that I intend to send straight out to a publisher. Not one of the big 5, but a smaller publisher with a good reputation. Hopefully … Continue reading

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Words and phrases that I seriously f*%#ing hate

If you’ve ever read my blog, you’ll find that there are few swear words in it.  If you’ve met me in person, you’ll find that I love to cuss, and I am most fond of the versatility and unbiased joy … Continue reading

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Finishing the Book Blues

A strange thing happens to me when I’m writing and I near the end of a story.  I tend to slow down, or stop all together for a time.  It happens in almost every novel length story that I write.  … Continue reading

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Writing News, Wyrd House Update

Greetings all!  I can only apologize for being MIA for so long.  I’ve had a bit of winter depression, I think.  My fiancé and I only moved two hours north of Louisville, but it’s very different weather-wise.  It’s been so … Continue reading

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Vaginas and Chainsaws

A couple of days ago, my mom bought me a chainsaw.  It’s a petite little thing, 1.5 horsepower, 14” blade, and it plugs in to an extension cord.  It was just what I needed to clean out all the dead … Continue reading

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Grammar Oddities, Part Two

There are so many oddities in the English language that I could write a whole blog just about them, but how boring would that be?  Instead, here is installment two, and I may do another from time to time. Abbreviation … Continue reading

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Grammar Oddities, Part One

Weird grammar. In the English language there are exceptions to every rule, and then, some of the rules are just weird. Today we are going to take a break from photography to talk about some oddities of grammar. Some are … Continue reading

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Blog Photography 101- Part Two, Contrast

I’m not a photographer, but when I started this blog, I decided that I wanted the pics to be as “me” as the words.  So they are.  To encourage more of my fellow bloggers to take advantage of the digital … Continue reading

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The Animal

A writing prompt and the first signs of autumn inspired me to give you all a little early Halloween present. The Animal Branches grab at her legs as Tina sprints down the little-used trail. The thick forest suspends the trail … Continue reading

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Blog Photography 101- Part One

Taking decent pictures for your blog is easier than you think. Recently, I received a few comments that surprised me.  Several people thanked me for helping them feel brave enough to post some of their own pictures.  Good for them! … Continue reading

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