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The Iris Odyssey Book Series

It was only supposed to be just one book! Now it is two. Budding Iris, the second book in the Iris Odyssey series, is published. Iris continues her quest for fulfillment, achievement – notoriety – fame! Why write a book? … Continue reading

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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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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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Writing with Effort Makes Reading A Pleasure

My third NaNoWriMo (30 days to write 50,000 words) is over and I did it – a new novel is born. The 2014 National Novel Writing Month  has been my least painful writing challenge (since I still have all my … Continue reading

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When will the Novel be Finished?

Missing the deadline to complete the second draft of my novel, I am disappointed in myself. But by exposing my failure to the world (or to the readers of this blog), I am hoping to shame myself into finishing. It’s … Continue reading

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