Monthly Archives: January 2013

Before you write the book-

I’ve written a three part series about cover letters in this blog, and it struck me today that what many might find useful is some advice about writing a book that you want to get published. About what you should … Continue reading

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Capitalization

Capital Letters. The bane of my existence. Certainly, the basic rules of when to capitalize a word are simple enough. The first word in a sentence. Proper nouns, such as people’s names, cities, states, and countries. The names of a … Continue reading

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My blog is two months old, how far we have come!

If you can spare a moment of your time, I ask you to read this. I created my blog on WordPress two months ago. I decided to take a look at it today, and see how much it has grown. … Continue reading

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Grammar Gripes 2- The present participle phrase

Today, we are going to speak about one of the most maligned bits of grammar in the English language. The present participle phrase. This is also sometimes referred to as the present participle clause. Why, oh why, is this little … Continue reading

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Wyrd House Update

Chapter six of Wyrd House, my paranormal romance novel, has been posted and can be found here: Wyrd House I’m really enjoying writing this story, and I hope folks are enjoying reading it. As always, feel free to comment and … Continue reading

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Writing news- Winter and Ghost in the Park

Winter, my post-apocalyptic short story has been accepted by Das Krakenhaus Publishing, and will appear in their book The End of the World as We Know It in the spring. Yay for me! I’m very excited that it’s been accepted, … Continue reading

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Grammar Gripes – Prepositions at the end of a sentence

Let me start by stating that I am not a grammar queen. I do all right, but I’m certain that there’s the odd mistake in my writing, probably in this very post. Even so, there are some grammar myths that, … Continue reading

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Just do it- The difference between motivation and building good habits.

I run into the same question in many areas of my life. How can I get motivated to ______. Fill in the blank. It could be eating healthy, or exercising, or it could be writing. My answer to that question, … Continue reading

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Wyrd House update, and writing news

The fifth chapter of Wyrd House, my paranormal romance novel, is completed and posted. You can find it here: Wyrd House- Chapter Five I have been a busy little writer. My post apocalyptic short story, Winter, has been tweaked and … Continue reading

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Wyrd House News

Chapter four of my paranormal romance novel, Wyrd House, is complete and posted. You can find it here: Wyrd House Life may slow me down, but as long as people are reading, I’ll keep writing! Special thanks to alert reader, … Continue reading

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