Monthly archive for March2014

Author Party

Author Party

Chat with romance and mystery authors from the Blue Ridge Literary Agency. Talk about your writing or their writing.  Tuesday, March 25th from 4 – 6 Pacific Time.  Join us at www.facebook.com/events/1459086684323109 Join Blue Ridge Literary Agency Authors Party Tuesday, March 25 at 7:00pm in…

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The surreal nature of a writer’s life.

The surreal nature of a writer’s life.

My friend mentioned that he found some of his life “surreal.” That stimulated me to think of what part of a writer’s life is real. We spend so much time creating an imaginary world where characters do and say things that feel real, and they…

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Chasing Double Spaces

Chasing Double Spaces

I just spent two hours chasing double spaces in my 95,000 word manuscript. How could I have erroneously added spaces to sentences hundreds of times? And they were not at the end of sentences! They were in the middle of sentences.  Somehow, they escaped my…

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Guest Blog

Guest Blog

Mysteries and the Myth of Justice According to the Vancouver Sun, in a decade, greater Vancouver has had 290 unsolved murders — about one in every four. Reading that statistic, I realized the main reason why mysteries are so popular: they’re our myth of a world where justice…

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