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Monthly Archives: April 2013

And the Winners are…

Thank you for all your awesome suggestions. I was thrilled to have so many of you pop by and join in the fun. So without further ado, and after much thought, I’ve chosen based on name meanings, how they roll off the tongue, and what my gut says. Drumroll please.

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What’s in a Name? Help me out – Win a Prize.

WARNING: Crazy writer logic ahead. Read at own risk. As I clue up Bound to the Highlander (BTTH) and prepare it for submissions, I’m thinking about the work ahead of me for the next two books in my Highlander series. The second, Promised to the Highlander (PTTH), is written, though it’s a very rough first … Continue reading »

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Taking the Plunge

I’ve spent the last few weeks fact checking and polishing my manuscript for the big day when I finally say, “I’m done diddly un-done!” Though I still have 21 chapters to take a final pass through, I can say without hesitation, I’m happy with my first three. My synopsis is 99% there and my query … Continue reading »

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Interview with Lesleyanne Ryan: Award Winning Author of Braco

I am pleased as punch to welcome Lesleyanne Ryan to discuss her award winning debut novel, Braco. This powerful novel won the Writer’s Alliance of NL’s Fresh Fish Award in 2011 and has been shortlisted for the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award. The winner will be announced at the Atlantic Book Awards in … Continue reading »

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Writing Resources: Part I – What’s in your Toolbox?

One of the first things I learned on my journey as a writer was that I needed a figurative toolbox and that I would never cease to add to it. It’s good advice. The writer’s toolbox is that list of resources used time and again for anything that helps writers write. Sounds basic enough, right? … Continue reading »

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