Monthly Archives: August 2012

Heat days

(I’ve come to the part in my new novel where things get serious and the story starts to race from here to the end of the book. I put a lot of humor in my books, but at this point … Continue reading

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WHY I WRITE

Why do I write? That is a question I am often asked and think about just about as often. I think fiction writers see stories everywhere. If I see an old woman walking down the street carrying a large vase, … Continue reading

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WRITER’S BLOCK

I currently have a manuscript out to a publisher called Graves of His Personal Liking. The title is a line from an Alexander Smith quote (it is a working title and I would imagine it will eventually be changed.) I … Continue reading

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BELIEVABLE CHARACTERS

BELIEVABLE CHARACTERS Every writer strives to make his characters believable and as real as possible to the reader. This can be done in several ways. The character can be given certain traits. He can have a nagging cough, or repeatedly … Continue reading

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