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The Writer’s Bio

When asked to create a piece for a website, newspaper, magazine, literary journal, or any other source, I jump right in. Ideas flow freely and with great creative insight. Inspiration is endless. But in the face of producing a Personal … Continue reading

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My Kind of Fiction: Social Mysteries

When you say, “I’m a writer” to the man or woman on the street, they invariably respond with some version of the query, “What do you write?” I have tried to respond with the generic, “All types of stuff” or … Continue reading

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Word of Art Information and Links

Word of Art Information and Links.

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Authors and Artists Team Up for Word of Art

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Small Samples of the Artwork Over a hundred poems, essays and short stories were submitted by more than fifty writers for Word of Art. Artists selected thirty of them to serve as inspiration to…

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Sister Mary Catherine was right: diction is important!

Recently, I was volunteering at one of my favorite historical sites, Beckman Mill museum in Rock County, Wisconsin. A TV producer walked in with his camera and assistant, and started filming. Not unusual. Lots of people film this beautiful and … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Authors at the In Print Book Fair

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The In Print World of Words Book Fair on Saturday, October 19th at Barnes and Noble in Cherry Valley will feature a trio of children’s book authors in the Kid’s Section. Toni Rocha is…

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Mystery Thriller Authors to be at In Print Book Fair

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Interested in writing thrillers and mysteries?  The In Print World of Words Book Fair will feature four authors whodunit on a panel about writing Mystery-Thrillers on Saturday, October 19th at the Barnes and Noble…

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Don’t Weasel Out – Say What You Mean!

I never heard the expression “weasel word” before but, after some exploration into the meaning, I find I like it very much. A “weasel word” is one that, on the surface, gives a false impression; it may soften a statement … Continue reading

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Getting my Garden Ready

What does gardening have to do with writing? I love to take a dirt break from writing, where I dig and plant and weed (well, sometimes I weed!) out in the fresh air. This clears my head, quiets my mind, and … Continue reading

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