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Failures – Part IV: 7 Lessons of Failure as a Writer

This blog was originally published April 4, 2018, on my¬†Only for the Brave blog, which has been eliminated as I decided to merge the two blogs. Because failure is an important part of success for writers and everyone else, I … Continue reading

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The Surprising Secret of Developing Characters

“It’s character pain that engages readers, that makes them turn the pages. The suffering, the action, the pain.” 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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