Reader Questions: How Do You Stick With A Book?

Answering Reader Questions

Today I’m answering a reader question that’s focused on writing. Kayz wants to know how I stick with an idea long enough to complete a book. How do I see the book through? Well, first what sounds like a facetious

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The Mystical Landscape of Western Washington

September banner!

One of the things I love best about our area is what happens during autumn. September usually varies between moderate and rainy, we often slide into the beginnings of our rainy season about mid-to-late month. The trees begin to change

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Inspiration Board for A Sacred Magic

Writer At Work

So every writer finds inspiration in a number of places for their writing. I have my playlists–so music plays a part. And of course movies, TV, books, all go into the mix that provides inspiration. But I’m a very visual

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Inspiration of a Different Kind

Inspiration of a Different Kind

So…I’ve often been asked who I use as inspiration for my heroes, and why they’re all so hunky. Um…well, while I don’t base characters on actual people…I do LIVE with inspiration daily. Here’s some hunky inspiration that I’m very happy

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Inspiration Corner: 5 Ways to Create Motivation

Inspiration Corner: 5 Ways to Create Motivation

So, I’m sitting here, and I was thinking, what do I write about? I’m fresh out of ideas. But then, another thought occurred to me. No, I’m not. The truth is, motivation, rather—sometimes has to be hit over the head

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believe in yourself

About two years ago, I made the decision to go indie as an author. It was one of the scariest decisions I’ve ever made. And today, two years later, I realize that I’m still thinking of myself as a newbie

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But First, Coffee

But First, Coffee

Let’s have coffee together, and while we do, I’m going to tell you a few secrets about myself. (Waits for you to run and get your coffee or tea or milk or whatever you’re drinking)… Most of my life I’ve

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Stay Inspired!

I’ve often been asked, “How do you have the self-discipline to write the way you do and focus on your work?” So I wanted to tell you a little story. First though, remember — this is my job. Writing is

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The Year to Clear: Making Changes in Perception

I had a rough past week, but I’m determined to make the next one so much better. What with allergy reactions and the fallout from them, it was not easy this past week to maintain my equilibrium. And I often

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Ground Control to Major Tom…

GOOD NIGHT MAJOR TOM GOOD NIGHT ZIGGY STARDUST GOOD NIGHT JARETH, GOBLIN KING GOOD NIGHT, YOU BRILLIANT MAN WHO TOUCHED SO MANY LIVES, INCLUDING MINE. GOOD NIGHT, DAVID BOWIE. “Though I’m past one hundred thousand miles I’m feeling very still

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