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A Short Interview with Yours Truly

be-true-to-yourselfFellow dog lover and writer Andrea Murray posted her interview with yours truly this week.

To read the interview, click here.

To learn more about Andrea’s young adult writing, click here.

2 Responses to A Short Interview with Yours Truly

  1. The tone of this interview was so open and friendly and not like a mini-lecture so it was a pleasure to read and felt like a chat, but revealing! I like knowing you didn’t like your protagonist but kept he character in the novel, and that Frankie was such a success as a character (hard writing a new teen, I bet!). “Nature and relationships” as your inspiration opened a big door and my absolute favorite remark is “You’re not done until you understand what the reader’s takeaway will be.” Takeaway here? I cannot wait for the next book … I have a better feel for the books by getting to know the author!

    • Thanks for your comment, Kay. Good to know I stayed clear of the mini-lecture, a trap I sometimes fall into but avoid when possible. Hopefully I’ll be able to clue you in on more next-novel news in the coming weeks.

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29 Answers About Writers and the Writing Life

Have you ever wondered what all this buzz is about the writing life, or whether you have what it takes to become a writer? Maybe you’ve always wanted to write a novel. Maybe you have a writer in your own life and you wonder what he or she does all day. Maybe you’ve been watching The… Continue Reading

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A Genuine Approximation

“You write because you have an idea in your mind that feels so genuine, so important, so true. And yet, by the time this idea passes through the different filters of your mind, and into your hand, and onto the page or computer screen—it becomes distorted, and it’s been diminished. The writing you end up… Continue Reading

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New Beginnings

As the calendar turns to 2014, and as I launch my new website and blog, I find myself thinking about new beginnings and my plans for the coming year. One of my big plans is to release my debut novel, The Damnable Legacy of A Minister’s Wife. Set largely against Alaska’s unforgiving landscape and narrated… Continue Reading

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