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Should I write? An email response

Mr. McClure, I really enjoy your stories and am usually surprised by your candor when you share your opinions. I think that’s why I’m writing you. I am (age withheld) and a mother of three. My youngest will start school

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No, writing is NOT hard.

*Warning: No editing has occurred for this post. 😉 What is a writer to do when he or she hears the statement ‘writing is hard’? Well, if you are me, you take a deep breath and do one of two

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Can a town be a major character?

Having had the privilege of “creating worlds” several times over again, there has been an elusive desire this last year and a half to attempt taking a pinch of what I’ve learned in making new places and creating a town

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Pantsing + Prolific Writing = “I need a Magic Eight Ball”

Ok, its really is no secret. I do not map or contemplate plot previous to writing. Heck, I write blog posts in the same way. Called “pantsing”, among other less than complimentary descriptions, one simply writes what comes to mind,

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What A Strong Woman Protagonist Is And Isn’t – A Featured Author Post by Beth Hammond

Give me a strong woman protagonist, one that doesn’t sit around lamenting about the tragedies that befall her. Can she be sad once in a while, frustrated, weak? Yes, but please don’t take me on a journey with a woman

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It’s Freakin Magic!

In a very whimsical moment after reading a few email questions, I posted a picture on my Facebook page and Twitter feed. This picture (a gif from WhatGifts.com) was of a “magician” that had the word “Magic” on it. (see

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Times Flies When You’re Writing – Book Update

Hi All! So, an update is not only in order but also an apology. From the time of clicking the submit button for “Touch of Life” to yesterday’s writing of the last scene of book five, my writing life is

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Genre Jumping With A Smile And A Thankful Heart

Pardon me for sounding melodramatic, but I need to grow. Now, given my age most growth is outward around my midsection, but I am not referring to my physical growth but in my writing. It is easy, and true enough,

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I was never good at juggling, but elephants are terrible at ballet.

After a book has been released, many things follow quickly afterward. Most of these “things” are promotional, such as e-signings and the like. Some are great fun while others require a repeating of “I love this” in a mirror. That

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Thank you!

I want to thank everyone who participated in the e-signing! It was such a great success and I owe it all to you! Share This:

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