Category Archives: Publication

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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On Self-Publishing

I am a perfectionist. I know anyone who has seen my messy house would take issue with that statement. I’d better qualify it. I am only a perfectionist when it comes to writing. In all other areas I have too … Continue reading

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PERSISTENCE PAYS

Yes, yes, I know. I haven’t blogged in a good long while despite my avowals of keeping to a more regular schedule. I do have good excuses reasons for my negligence. I wrote in an earlier blog that I had … Continue reading

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BUSY, BUSY, BUSY–TOO BUSY!

First an apology. I know I haven’t blogged in a couple of months—at least. Time just slid by me. I’ve been doing too many other things. One is that I’ve been working on the fourth book in the tetralogy that … Continue reading

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