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Goodbye July

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! July was a great month for me as a writer. I finished the final draft of The Sureshot and managed to blog at least twice a week, every week, for the entire month on … Continue reading

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The Story Grid

This last year I read the “Story Grid” by Shawn Coyne and it was invaluable in a few ways. I highly recommend any writer or aspiring writer to read it as well. It absolutely helped me feel more secure in … Continue reading

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Finished! 

I finished the rewrite of The Sureshot. I’m very proud and very satisfied with the story. It is a little longer but a bit more compelling! Can’t wait for you all to read it!  One last task; final edit. I’m … Continue reading

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Writing tip: Outline

As soon as people heard that I was a published writer (for whatever that’s worth) I had a number of people tell me they too had an idea for a story and wanted to be a writer. First of all, … Continue reading

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Excerpt From: The Sureshot

This excerpt is from the opening scene of the book setting up the first conflict Durbar must deal with; the death of his father. I wrote this scene a very long time ago when I had no experience and no … Continue reading

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What is The Sureshot about?

Part of my new commitment to blogging, writing and developing as a writer is to publish two posts a week. I planned to post Monday and then Thursday or Friday. As it is, there has been a lot of love … Continue reading

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The Sureshot Reborn 

I decided that to relaunch my so-called writing career I would republish an updated and reworked “Sureshot.” I read through the story and it honestly isn’t that bad. I mapped it out on the “story grid” (more on that later) … Continue reading

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