Grief and the Writer
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Grief and the Writer

Grief is dangerous ground for a writer.  We spend too much time in our heads thinking “what if?” All our emotions gather there as well. In fact, as storytellers, emotions are what stirs us on. Except Grief isn’t stirring. Like a metal blanket, its weight smothers our inner light of creativity. So, here is what…

Three Things I Learned from Kathryn Falk, Lady Barrow & Founder of RT Magazine
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Three Things I Learned from Kathryn Falk, Lady Barrow & Founder of RT Magazine

May 18, 2018 What a great date, especially for big changes! The rumors are true.  This will be the last RT Booklovers’ Convention. Kathryn Falk will go on to many other things. The woman  has a range of interests and big ideas are always percolating away inside her. Tonight, I’ve been asked to speak on…

Trademark Me:  Be Love
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Trademark Me: Be Love

Some people go for tattoos; others for significant jewelry—and use them to create symbols that define their lives. I’ve done one of the two. I’ll let you decide which. However, recently, I found myself mulling over the idea of a definitive statement for me. What truly defined me? What principle has guided everything I have…

Five Things About Life I have Learned Writing Romance Novels
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Five Things About Life I have Learned Writing Romance Novels

I need to be around readers, especially those who love the Romance genre as much as I do. It is easy to trivialize what I do. Reading for pleasure in a world full of problems? Ha! But then I connect with readers who value feeding the imagination, who believe reading makes their individual worlds better…