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All Genre Fiction Has Common Elements…Which One Gets Made Fun Of?

Fiction is whatever the author chooses to create, in terms of characters, setting, and plot. Many…

Women of Mystery

I’m fortunate to be able to attend, via Zoom, a book club I reluctantly left when…

What We Writers Try to Achieve

Recently, someone asked me why I work so hard to produce books. I inferred that the…

Are You a Closet Outliner?

Other than fully outlining one book in 2006, I generally start with an idea, make some…

Turning the Page

 I love a good book metaphor, and “turning the page to 2021” is perfect. Anyone like…