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A Different Voice

Today I learned that Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine has purchased a short story I submitted to them in October. That’s a pretty quick turn-around time actually, considering the volume of submissions they receive. I signed the contract and sent it … Continue reading

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Homophones – the Land Minds of Writers

(and yes, that won was on purpose, as was that one.) It’s rare that you can scroll through a day’s worth of Facebook posts or memes without seeing a homophone – a word that’s pronounced the same way though it’s … Continue reading

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Two Wonderful Words

Today I added two wonderful words to the manuscript I’ve been writing: The End. After  a very intensive 3 months, I have a complete first draft – working title: The Stable – that runs 98,000 words – 380  pages using … Continue reading

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Snip and Slice

I was reading a blog post earlier tonight about “5 Tips to Becoming a Writer.”  It wasn’t bad advice, if you want to write for yourself and never be published.  If you do want to be published, you must learn … Continue reading

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