Writing Can’t Be ‘Thin Love’

Love is or it ain’t. Thin love ain’t love at all. ~ Toni Morrison I admire writer Toni Morrison. She is smart, insightful, and willing to write for herself. Her books are powerful and influential…and from the heart. After sitting here reading many of her quotes, I keep coming back to the one above along […]

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Curl Up With A Good Book, Or Write One

* * * It’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and we writers are hard at work as we attempt to make our way through our projects. It’s not easy, and for those of us with full-time jobs, kids, husbands and families, and friends who love and need our time, slotting in those hours can be […]

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Be Careful Or You’ll End Up In My Novel…and other thoughts…

*** Sometimes I want to toss my novel out the window. I completely understand what Dorothy Parker meant when she said, “This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.” I’ve been working on Beneath the Mimosa Tree for so long that I would be lying if […]

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