Monthly Archives: February 2010

Workshop Contest

So Backspace is sponsoring a contest to win a scholarship to their NYC writing conference. Ooooo! Informal discussions with other writers, agents, and publishing experts. New York in May. Sounds like heaven. I must get my entry in the mail … Continue reading

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Why do you write?

If you’ve never visited Backspace.com, you must do so soon. Now. Come back to me later. So many articles created by agents, writers, and editors scream such clarified truth from experience. It is a joy. Recently, I read an article … Continue reading

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I just saw my character…

While watching a movie on DVD, I unexpectedly saw the actress that I believe resembles my main character, Merewyn. My heart leapt at the sight of her. I thought of Merewyn’s gifts and her bravery. I wanted to laugh and … Continue reading

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The Endless Double Check

When, oh when, will I ever stop "double checking" the historical facts within my novel? I suppose it is all for the good, but I find it ironic that I care so deeply to portray accurate motivation for the historic … Continue reading

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