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  • My debut mystery, Murder Under The Bridge, will be released tomorrow (finally!) from SWP.  (I have to say that after all this buildup, it feels kind of anticlimactic....
  • I totally agree. Write it first--its name will become clear. I find my titles so far have come from something I wrote within the book. One character describes his stat...
  • Hmm. That's a personality issue. As a parallel example, one of my good friends decided about 20 years ago that she wanted to be a writer. She rearranged her life comp...

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    It was where movies stars used to go and rest up, be pamper...script their agents had just sent over. A series of modest bungalows set around a beau...setts. Back when his books didn’t sell or sold only modestly, they lived in a much sma...
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    The Keys to the Kingdom Finding Place in Historical Fiction When your eyes glaze ov...ronze mythical animals are situated above the entry way. Julia Morgan’s 1937 remodel of the façade and gold lobby...
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    Part 4: Women Are Not Rehabilitation Centers for Broken Men I’ve heard many Black Men profess, “I want a ride or die.” What exactly does this mean? Well, the origin...

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  • So many of you shared your pitches, I'm going to try one for the novel I'm currently working on: Can two clever but unsuspecting old ladies pit themselves against frau...
  • Thank you Emily for the great advice on self-publishing.  I'm still figuring out how to use social media to the best of my advantage, but what I have learned is that i...
  • Coreena and Samuel-- I agree- for me clutter although sometimes inevitable, is a distraction. As I wrote in a comment earlier, I'm not much of a kitsch person because clutter makes me a nervous. I'm a clean surface kind of gal for the most part, but every now and again...