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Book Idea Dodgeball

You are the nerdy kid who has managed to survive on your team by virtue of standing at the back and doing nothing. However, the rest of your team has now been eliminated. The other team has all the balls. … Continue reading

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Summer Break!

After publishing Nic of Time, I took a summer break. I had spent the better part of seven and a half years writing the Phoenix Cycle series and needed a break. That’s why I haven’t posted in three months. So … Continue reading

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Inspiration strikes and it hurts like a–

So I put writing on hold. Book 3 is done. The series is complete (except for the dang companion novel which could be awesome). Anyway, I decided to focus on getting an audio book up since I’ve had so many … Continue reading

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Absence makes the heart wonder

Amazing things have happened. You might be screaming, “I don’t care! Where have you been for 3 freaking months!” I don’t blame you. I almost forgot I had a blog to be honest with everything going on in my life. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Pitch

For years (and those who have met me at book signings know) I have struggled with how to explain my book in a few sentences. It usually takes so long the person has made a decision before I even tell … Continue reading

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You Don’t Remember That?

I went to another League of Utah Writers meetings at yet another chapter that isn’t my home and they had a great presentation about deep pov (point of view). But that isn’t what I’m talking about today. And forgive me … Continue reading

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Sub-plot Ambush

As I was editing book 3, I came to a chapter I’d already decided needed some work to make it longer or at least not end so abruptly. Alas, as I began writing more, a whole sub-plot jumped out and … Continue reading

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