Monthly Archives: February 2014

#130–Timeout for toasts . . .

  I surprised Bob Serra, my publisher at Pacific Publishing, by arriving at our meeting on February 19 with a bottle of bubbly (sparkling cider) and three crystal wine glasses. He could tell it wasn’t gonna be just any ol’ … Continue reading

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#129–South Coast Writers Conference 2014 . . .

Stormy Weather Just like in the rest of the country, the U.K., and Sochi, weather was a major character in the story of the 2014 South Coast Writers Conference. High Wind Watch was posted and came to pass on Saturday. … Continue reading

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#128–The importance of letting things sit . . .

Last week, I just thought I was done with the writing part of my animal book. Because I was purposely letting it sit for a while before looking at it again, I didn’t realize until Thursday that I had left … Continue reading

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#127–Genesis of a writer . . .

  When people ask me when I started writing, I tell them it was after my first marriage fell apart. My husband had left me for someone else, and we were in the middle of divorce proceedings. I had always … Continue reading

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