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Writing a novel?

This essay could save your life!

The experience of publishing my first novel, A Tight Grip, gave me an idea for a parody, which has been published on
You can read it now with a click below for a light-hearted romp on the dark side of a debut novelist. Enjoy!

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Writing Tip: Add Body Parts

Do you know about the ‘boredom test,’ and an easy way to jazz your writing? Read the answers here:

I’m honored to have a blog post featured on WOW!’s Friday Speak Out, today. This venue is a great opportunity for women writers to share insights and tips. Hope you’ll have a chance to check out my essay: Writing Tip: Add Body Parts. Would love to hear your thoughts in the comment section.

Special thanks to Marcia Peterson at WOW!, Priscilla Long, author of The Writer’s Portable Mentor, and Sue Monk Kidd, author of The Secret Life of Bees.

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