The end of a character

Last time I blogged about character development. I wondered how the children I know now would grow as they become adults. When you’re young you have so many choices before you. You can be anything you want to be and nothing can stop you but your own mind. As a writer we dream a past …

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Building Character

My son played soccer this weekend. Not really an uncommon event but it was interesting game. I was particularly interested in how the boys interacted. One boy has a habit of stealing the ball away from his own team members. Not really a nice trait in a player but I don’t think he means it. …

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Information overload – Reboot required.

As you can see, I made it back from the Romance Writers of America conference.  The flight was as expected, I didn’t sleep but since I was on the Qantas Airbus, I was pretty comfortable and very well entertained.  Half a season of True Blood, 3 movies and I started learning to play bridge.  What more could …

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Washington here I come …

I’m nervous as hell but I’m flying to America on Wednesday. It’s my first long distance flight alone and I’ve printed airport maps, updated my phone with my itinery. Lets hope I’ve packed the right clothes. Australia is in the middle of winter and I’m told DC is hot and humid. Wish me luck!

Writing a historical requires research

Readers are clever people, they know what they like, and especially what they don’t. Some like danger and intrigue and some, like me, prefer things on the lighter side. I write what I most like to read: an escape from the present world and a good dose of hero and heroine attraction. When I began …

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