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They watched until the car was out of sight, headed down the eastern slope. When it was gone, the three of them looked at each other for a silent, almost frightened moment. 90 more words


NORTHANGER ABBEY: Isabelle the Chatterbox

My sweetest Catherine, how have you been this long ago, but I need not ask you, for you look delightfully. You really have done your hair in a more heavenly style than ever: you mischievous creature, do you want to attract everybody? 218 more words


Dragon's Bait by Vivian Vande Velde

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My son brought Dragon’s Bait home from the library and I picked it up to read one night after he’d gone to bed.  224 more words


How Long Should a Novel Be?

I’ve previously written about how long a chapter should be because I saw someone asking the question in a writing forum last year. When I saw someone asking how long a novel should be in the same writing forum recently, I thought it was an excellent follow-up. 1,360 more words

Blog Posts

Warm sticky goo phase

After feeling much improved yesterday I hit an uncomfortable reminder that saying something don’t make it so. I should have worked that out before, but unfortunately a case of post hoc ergo propter hoc – after this therefore because of this. 399 more words

Rule #1

I have only excuses

And no explanations.

I couldn’t tell you the truth

Only give you false directions.

Deception is the game I play.

Lies are the rules I follow. 10 more words


Treat Yo' self

I’ve watch way too many episodes of “Glee” in the last 48 hours and I can’t find it in me to be ashamed. I mean, now that my novel… 247 more words