Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tone of Voice

I’ve struggled with how to give a character a particular tone of voice in a way that doesn’t cause a reader to go back and reread the line with the new tone of voice, like when it comes after as … Continue reading

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Another Rainy Day

It’s been raining a lot in Illinois this April, but at least the grass is green. And it’s good weather for staying inside and working on editing. I have “The Shortest Route” almost ready to go. Barry is reading it, … Continue reading

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Connecting Through Words and Land

My father died eleven years ago, on a Wednesday like today. I miss him. When I was ten years old, I showed him the first short story that I’d ever written, about a grape turning into a raisin. He shared … Continue reading

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More Complicated Covers

I feared it would happen. Now that I’m making my own covers and uploading the PDF file, I’m wanting to do more complicated covers. I’m a writer, why am I designing the cover and getting complicated? Because like much of … Continue reading

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