Category Archives: voice

The Land of Writers

I’m back from the Land of Writers, better known as Lincoln City, Oregon, where I spent the last 8 days attending an Anthology Workshop with some of the most amazing writers and editors imaginable.  Hosted by Dean Wesley Smith and … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Anthologies, authors, award-winning author, Brenda Carre, Dean Wesley Smith, editor, editors, Fiction River, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, rejection, Sharon Joss, submission, the road to publication, voice, writers, writers conference, writers workshop | 2 Comments

Volume II: In Search of the Voice

No, not the one on television, the one in my current WIP.  After publishing Destiny Blues earlier this year, I’m knee-deep in the second novel in the series, Legacy Soul.  But I wrote two other novels (and several short stories) … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: DESTINY BLUES

For those of you who have been with me a while, one of my early urban fantasy novels (working title FATE) is about to be published.  I just got a proof of the hard copy, and I confess I got … Continue reading

Posted in author, best seller, books, don't give up, fantasy, FATE, happy dance, living the dream, luck, lucky, making stuff up, New York Times, novel, Perseverance, persevere, persistence, publishers, Tell me something GOOD, urban fantasy, voice, writer, writers write | Leave a comment

Name That Voice!

Okay, this is too much fun not to share.  There’s a cool site called I Write Like that allows you to paste a snippet of your work into an analyzer and *POOF* out pops the famous writer whose style yours … Continue reading

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