Monthly Archives: May 2013

Timing Woes

This time around, I thought I’d be better at predicting the timing of certain events in the course of publishing my book. Apparently not. Today was the day I thought I’d be revealing the cover for Book II, The Gift: … Continue reading

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How Now Brown Cow?

I’m in an interesting phase of the writing process. It’s the world-is-my-oyster phase; the time between writing projects. I’ve finished writing Book III of the gift trilogy, Book II is about to be published, but as I learned after I … Continue reading

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Readers Beware!

I thought writing fiction took imagination; apparently reading fiction is imagination’s poker equivalent of, “I’ll see that bet and raise you.” At least that’s the impression I’m getting from the speculative feedback coming in from people who’ve read The Gift: … Continue reading

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I Resemble That Remark

There’s a lot to learn when you write a book; even more to learn when you publish it. Not all of the learning is fun, but it’s never boring. One of the more interesting things I learned was how much … Continue reading

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Impulse Purchase

We were at Liquidation World last week because we heard they had good prices on airless tires for our wheelbarrow. Why you ask? Well, apparently the wheelbarrow tire we have now has so many wild rose and hawthorn holes in … Continue reading

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There’s a Thief in my Neighbourhood

He’s been lurking around the house and in the garden. At first I didn’t notice, the thefts were merely minutes here and there, but now glaring holes gape where time used to be. Some days I wonder how I spent … Continue reading

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