How to Build Your Tribe

Before writing another word, I have two questions: What authors do you follow? Why? If you’d like to stop for five minutes and make a list of your answers, go ahead because this is important stuff. I’ll give you a few of my own just to get things going: Novels of Doug Preston and Lincoln Child: […]

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Be a Full-Time Writer – How to Make the Transition from Part-Time

What’s your idea of the day-to-day life of a full-time writer? Mine was getting up when I wanted (which has always been pretty early), walking to my local coffee shop, reading the newspaper, then jumping into an exciting assignment. Do you know what? That’s pretty much how it turned out. Here’s how it happened for me, […]

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Creative Writer Challenge

  My friend Alison Cross inspired me with her 30 days of creativity self-challenge. I decided to take a similar challenge and hope you’ll join me. Instead of posting my 30 days of creative writer endeavors here you can find them over at Facebook on my Writers Life page. Don’t be shy! Come join in the […]

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A Writer’s Challenge – Haiku, Photograph, Journal or ?

I read a fascinating article a few days ago about a writer who committed to writing a haiku every day for a year. Being one who enjoys a challenge I decided to create one for myself – and hopefully you’ll join me. This is my challenge to me: Do something creative every day for 30 days. For me […]

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[Flash NonFiction] The Great Archer Wept

The last time I saw the Milky Way throwing garlands across the night sky was on a moonless night in western Nebraska. Bands of darkness ran river-like through the streaming starlight, the interstellar dust playing hide-n-seek with the stars beyond. The brightest area seen from my Earth-bound perch was in the direction of Sagittarius, the […]

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