Category Archives: Books

POSSIBLE PITFALLS OF DEEP POINT OF VIEW

A lot has been written about deep point of view, the technique in fiction writing in which a scene, a chapter, or at times an entire novel is written entirely in the point of view of a single character. What … Continue reading

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What Is the Theme?

Authors have many different ways to begin their work. There is no right or wrong way; every writer must find the way that works best for him or her, and that way will probably vary from time to time. A … Continue reading

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More About the Re-Issue of Mistress of the Wind

  Whew! It’s hard to believe that the re-release of Mistress of the Wind, the first book of my Arucadi series of fantasy novels, is now less than three weeks away.  I’m excited to begin the reissuing of my Arucadi … Continue reading

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Chronological Order Vs. Publication Order

When I wrote A School for Sorcery, I did not envision it as being part of a series. By the time I finally got an agent for it and got it accepted for publication several years had passed since its … Continue reading

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About My Book Launch and the Weirdness of Facebook

I will be launching my new book, The Twisted Towers, tomorrow–Thursday, June 28, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm. It will be an online book launch, held on a special Event page on Facebook. You can find it by going … Continue reading

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Book Launch Soon to Come

My newest novel, The Twisted Towers, an epic fantasy, will be launching soon.  I’m planning an online launch party, and all my blog followers are invited. I want to welcome those of you who have signed up recently to follow … Continue reading

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What I Do All Day

I retired from teaching many years ago. Shortly before I retired I was getting my hair done in the beauty parlor and commenting to the beautician about how wonderful it would feel to retire. A woman who happened to be … Continue reading

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