Monthly Archives: April 2013

Horse of a Different Color and How Writing Matures

I’m lucky enough to own a beautiful mare named Belle. She’s half-Andalusian and half-Morgan, and a gorgeous gray. She just turned 16 a couple weeks ago. If you don’t know horses, you might not realize that 1) most of the … Continue reading

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10 Must-Do’s for Manuscript Revision

A little over a week ago, I turned in Book 3 of the Tankborn trilogy. A few weeks ago in this blog post, I gave tips on how to finish your novel, suggesting among other things to turn off your … Continue reading

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Big Sale! 35% off Tankborn & Awakening!

I don’t usually use my blog to flog my books (well, not so blatantly), but there are some fabulous sales going on and I wanted to make sure everyone knows about them. It’s already been a great week with the … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday!

Sometimes the passage of time between when a book is contracted and when it’s finally launched into the brave new world seems like forever. But finally it’s the official release day for Tu Books’ spring 2013 releases. The first one … Continue reading

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OnFireFiction, or Creating a Creative Cooperative

In October 2012, I attended the annual conference of Novelists, Inc, one of the alphabet soup of writer’s groups (SCBWI, SFWA, MWA, and SinC) to which I belong. As I mentioned in this blog post, one of the hottest topics … Continue reading

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