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Writing Dialog: Idioms & Colloquialisms

One of the secrets of writing good dialog is to make every character sound unique.  As a writer, you want your dialog (both the internal and communication between your characters) to also sound natural. And it’s got to sparkle.  To … Continue reading

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2018: The List and the Lessons

At the end of every year, I like to look back at the books I’ve read and share some of my favorite reads, and while I’m at it, also offer up the top lessons I’ve learned as a writer in … Continue reading

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Writing Life: When You’re Hot, You’re Hot

Summer arrived with a bang this month. This weekend, most of Oregon is under an excessive heat warning for the next two days. Temperatures are predicted to top 100 degrees where I live. It’s early yet, so I’ve got my … Continue reading

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Writer’s High

After the upheaval of moving, I’m finally back in the groove of my daily writing schedule and and gratified to see steady progress on the new novel. CHAOS KARMA is the third novel in my Hand of Fate urban fantasy … Continue reading

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