Category Archives: Writing

Getting a Late Start Today…

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com …sorry about that. Today’s stop is at Jazzy Book Reviews and is the first chapter again if you haven’t had a chance to read it yet. Yesterday I talked a bit about the jobs that my … Continue reading

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Back Aboard the Tour Train!

  As you may (or may not) have noticed, I took the weekend off and did no blogging while the train wasn’t running. It was a lovely break, but I am eager to get back to it. Today’s tour stop … Continue reading

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No Stop Today…

…so I thought I would share some of the pictures from last summer’s trip to Dublin. In Book Five of the Chronicles, Jo and Alistair travel to Ireland to settle her grandfather’s affairs. They start the trip in Dublin. Now, … Continue reading

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Today’s Stop Is an Interview with Interesting Questions

  Today’s Book Tour stop is an interview over at Confessions of an Eccentric Bookaholic. I had a good time with it. Reading back through it, I really liked it. I hope you will too. One of the cool things … Continue reading

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First Chapter at I’m Shelf-ish

Today’s blog post is a first chapter reveal at I’m Shelf-ish. This chapter has been featured at several other stops, so I won’t revisit that here. Instead, we will talk about first chapters in general. Every time you start a … Continue reading

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When a Character Has a Real Tombstone…

When I was getting ready to write The Elderly Earl’s Estate, set in Ireland, my next-door neighbor put me in touch with the Irish Consul here in Austin. The gentleman in that office at the time suggested I put Lady … Continue reading

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How Do You Choose a Book’s Voice?

Today’s book tour stop is a special one. They asked for the guest post to be written from a character’s Point-of-View. Of course, Jo volunteered. 😉 The PoV that you choose for a particular piece can define how your reader … Continue reading

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How Do You Get Engagement?

This is a question for all the bigger bloggers out there. I am starting to look forward to the daily posts, but it’s hard to tell if they are reaching anyone, or if I am mostly talking to myself. I … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different…

There’s no tour stop today, so I thought I would do something else. Couldn’t leave you completely hanging, could I? Here’s a sneak peek at the new book–it will still be in edits for a while–and remember, it is a … Continue reading

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Another Nice Review Today…and a Guilty Confession ;)

This time at Sefina Hawke’s Books. So far, everyone seems as fond of Jo as I am. Have you ever had a character that you identify with so strongly he or she almost feels like family? I know a writer … Continue reading

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