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Writing 2017-04-22T18:59:38+00:00

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Miscellaneous posts about writing.

Scotland Research Trip

This Friday, I depart for a research trip in Scotland. Much of it will be family-history related, but not all, and I'm excited about the other parts, too.

On Writer’s Block

I'll let you in on a secret: I haven't written a word in two months. This is a highly unusual state of affairs for me. Even when the

Mastering Writing Craft?

I was skimming through a bunch of blog posts recently, and came across one that said an unnamed "famous" writer had mastered his craft and no longer needed

Three Things on a Friday Afternoon

This topic came up in a random conversation the other day, and I thought it was a fun one to put on the blog, mostly because I'd really

Catching up on Links

Today is one of those rare days when I'm taking an hour to catch up on reading all the cool links I've clicked through to and left sitting

Women's Fiction: Your Favourite Quiet Reads

I write what are typically called "quiet books", women's fiction with character-driven stories about relationships and the choices we make and human emotions and all that good stuff.