Category Archives: Laurel Ridge novellas

How to Become a Writing Maverick: aka, a task-oriented and persistent writer

The Insecure Writer’s Support Group The questions for this month are:  When the going gets tough writing the story, how do you keep yourself writing to the end? If [you] have not started the writing yet, why do you think … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes and Plans Gone Awry

Working on the entire series before publishing the second book to ensure there weren’t any timeline snafus took longer than I had planned, plus life got in the way multiple times and in multiple heart-wrenching ways. Continue reading

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Finding Your Fire & Keeping It Hot

Finding Your Fire & Keeping It Hot A new year and a new me! What an explosion of events and opportunities that have come my way the last couple of months!!! And, I’m on fire, as a result! Truly ironic … Continue reading

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Personal Traits and Deepening Characters

The Insecure Writer’s Support Group July question: What personal traits have you written into your character(s)? Personal Traits & Deepening Characters Currently writing a romance series of seven novellas, I’m starting the first draft of the fourth novella, Buried Hearts. … Continue reading

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