Category Archives: Aha! moments

Monday Advice from Editors and Agents: A Pleasure Principle

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Life After You Publish: The Perils

One of my good friends is Gerry Bartlett. She’s been writing vampire romances for many years and is a very active member of a local chapter of Romance Writers of America. She also writes a monthly article for their newsletter … Continue reading

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The Aha! Moment

There are two kinds of Aha! moments that fill me up with happiness. As a writer, I am over the moon when I suddenly break through the barrier that’s been holding me back and can see clear through a sticky … Continue reading

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