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About Char

Mom. Writer. Librarian. Navy vet. I live in Kansas. Yes, Toto, Kansas. Welcome to my worlds...

Slight Obsession with Knights? A Fun Interview at Maria Grace’s Random Bits of Fascination

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Novelist Maria Grace invited me by her blog today. “Obsessed with Star Wars, her costume is a Jedi Knight. Read on and find out more…” my home office ?

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“The first draft is nothing but your ingredients. Once you have them in front of you–a beginning, a middle, an end, and all your characters–then and only then can you write your novel.”–Tiffany Reisz. I…

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Get thee to a writing group

by Charlene Newcomb Aspiring writers note: get thee to a writing group. Writing in isolation is like singing in the shower. There is no one there to tell you that you’re tone deaf. Well, unless you take communal showers…uh…let’s not … Continue reading

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