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Writing is Thinking

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.   Henry Ford Finishing my second book, Budding Iris, I realize that writing has taught me to think. The act of writing for … Continue reading

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Deadline Missed, World Didn’t End…‘Budding Iris’ Awaits Completion

‘The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.’ Philip Roth Yes, my second book ‘Budding Iris’ is still a work-in-progress, but not abandoned! I blame my resolve – it stumbles over my blurred premise, which lost focus at the 53,462-word … Continue reading

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Writing Alone… November 2016

As days in October dwindled, I became anxious knowing I wasn’t doing the NanoWrimo challenge for the first time in four years. It was a sad realization, but I had a good reason for not doing it – I was … Continue reading

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NanoWrimo Inspires Once Again

After 29 days and fifty thousand words, the first draft of my new novel is safely stored on a C: drive, an external hard drive, and a flash drive – call me technologically  paranoid. And at the moment, brain drained … Continue reading

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Growing Iris – Released from Limbo

After weeks of quietly existing among the thousands of books on Amazon, my book Growing Iris is ready for purchase and Iris is prepared to meet the world! Growing Iris – available at your local computer – follow the links: … Continue reading

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A Novel Looking for a Purpose

Did anyone hear that sigh? That’s me – a novel frustrated by its lack of purpose in the world. I’m not feeling sorry for myself, but the potential ridicule (for being unworthy amongst a myriad of superior books) makes me … Continue reading

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First Novel – Completed… Finally

Iris has been uploaded to CreateSpace – my first novel will be a solid entity in a few weeks. A relief and a letdown. Saying good-bye to my characters is sad. Every morning for the past two years, my phone … Continue reading

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