Tag Archives: novels

Managing ideas

I like to work on one novel at a time, as I have found that not only is my focus much better that way, it serves as good motivation to actually finish the story before moving on to the next … Continue reading

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Plot twists

I suppose that one of the side effects of taking lots of creative writing classes in the early 2000’s is that I follow a lot of guidelines that have been tossed aside by my contemporaries. With years of contemplation and … Continue reading

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Rules, shmules

I hate those “writing things to avoid” sorts of lists, as I feel that they rather miss the spirit of creativity. After all, slavish devotion to a set of rules will result in limited writing. Take, for example, the advice … Continue reading

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On holding pencils

When I was in kindergarten, I was officially diagnosed with ‘holding my pencil wrong.’ The adults fretted that my handwriting would always be crippled, that I’d never be able to write cursive, that I would always be a weirdo for … Continue reading

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Just write

There are a gazillion blogs out there that are all to eager to tell you how to write, but I am not one of them. My philosophy boils down to: just do it. Remember, 50 Shades of Grey was a … Continue reading

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Role Playing

Role playing was the worst thing that I ever did to my writing. I know how it is to be an introverted fantasy geek, stumbling my way onto forums and finding, much to my delight, that people liked my characters … Continue reading

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Sleepy

WordPress is congratulating me on my blogging streak. Truth is, I haven’t been sleeping well, and when I’m tired I talk to myself more. Instead of doing anything useful, I’m just chattering away in my head about nothing in particular, … Continue reading

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The Bride

My rating: 2/5 I’ve read other books by Julie Garwood that I enjoyed, so I had expectations for this one. However, if I had randomly found this book in a thrift store and read an excerpt from the middle, I … Continue reading

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Learning how to advertise

I asked myself, how do *I* find new books to read? By crapshoot, more or less. Which is rather hard to market toward for advertising. You see, I don’t turn to blogs or Facebook when I’m in search of the … Continue reading

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About Light Eternal

I think that the best way to describe Light Eternal is as a Gnostic romance. Or, as my husband so succinctly put it, I studied up on Gnosticism so I could write trashy fanfiction about it. I like fantasy romance, … Continue reading

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