Tag Archive: fiction writing

Update on Jessica’s Mission

I have once again finished a rewrite of Jessica’s Mission, the third novel in People of Akiane Trilogy. Since this was supposed to be my final rewrite, I had planned to send it… Continue reading

Still Writing

I have a girl friend who buys these booklets for me. I don’t know where she gets them, but they come in all kinds of colors. They’re not thick, maybe a hundred pages… Continue reading

No Right Way to Write a Novel

There’s no right way to write a novel. Each person’s working style and imagination is different. Nora Roberts works the same as any other job, eight hours a day. Steven King works on… Continue reading

Finding Strong Fictional Characters

Larry B was a friend and co-worker who asked if he could be in my science fiction novel. I already had a Gino Somebody. I forget his last name. My character didn’t have… Continue reading

Friday Fictioneer: Butterflies

“It’s a flower,” Lydia insisted. “Butterflies,” Lisa contradicted. They’d had this endless conversation more times than Lydia wanted to remember. “Why butterflies?” Lydia asked. “Magic. They’re here to guide us to a magical… Continue reading

Friday Fictioneer: The Library

“The library!” “What were you expecting?” “Someplace fun. Someplace new and exacting. I wanted to see something I’ve never seen before.” “That’s why we’re going to the library.” “Ugh.” The library lady was… Continue reading

Getting There

I have a friend who is now my administrator. She is a God sent. I hate all the eminence detail that I haven encountered with putting my book online. She came over today… Continue reading

Published Author

Well, I’ve done it, as of Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, I am a published author. And I have the photos to prove it. So far, I’m the only one with books. I’m happily… Continue reading

My Novel is Almost Here

My goodness. I finally, finally, finally, have the proof of my book. It’s in pieces so I can check it out for anything that might be wrong, and of course there was. This… Continue reading

Friday Fictioneer: The Plane Trip

At the curb, her husband kissed her good-bye and said, “Good luck.” No matter how hard Cassie tried, the boys, eight and six, would not settle. They were going to visit Gramps. Now… Continue reading

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