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Daddy 3.0, by Rob Armstrong

I ran across this book on Amazon. The cover design caught my eye, then I noticed the subtitle: “A Comedy of Errors.” Yep, gotta read this. Twin preschoolers. Their mom, working 16-hour days at the hospital. Their dad, recently unemployed. … Continue reading

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What Matters Most, by Kellie Coates Gilbert

I just finished reading Kellie Coates Gilbert’s What Matters Most. It’s a novel in her “Texas Gold” collection and I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. This Great Weekend Read features Leta Breckenridge, a smart, capable young woman living … Continue reading

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Geriatric Puppy Training

Hello, friends! It’s good to be back at my blog after a month in Fiction Jail. I think my Cell mate main character needed a break from me, just like I was starting to need a break from her. Just … Continue reading

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Fiction Jail: Update

Well, I’m almost out of “Fiction Jail” (or more precisely, “Camp NaNoWriMo”) and here is the promised update on my project. Have I achieved my goal of drafting all the remaining pivotal scenes? No. Have I written more than I could … Continue reading

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“Fiction Jail”

Last time, I talked about the dogwoods inspiring my current fiction series. Well… I need to let you know that I’m going to spend April in jail. But not that kind of jail. No, really… that was research. A tour, … Continue reading

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Draft. Wait. Revise. Repeat.

When I’m not bicycling, dealing with paperwork or thinking up ways to spoil our grandchildren, I’ve got a fiction series in the works. I owe you an update, which I promised some time ago. So I finished drafting Book 1, … Continue reading

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The Life We Bury, by Allen Eskens

You’d never know it was a nonstop suspense thriller, just from the first sentence on the back cover: “College student Joe Talbert is on deadline to complete a writing assignment for an English class…” Waaaaait a minute… eight years ago … Continue reading

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