Category Archives: Suspense

Why torture your characters?

I will give a workshop in June about torturing characters. I borrowed words from Dwight Swain about chasing characters up trees to keep things from becoming boring. Why would I want to do torture my characters? It keeps stories going. … Continue reading

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Of Mountains and Mysteries

February is on its way out and Spring is trying to arrive before March does.  This is my tree. I will post more of my neighbors’ flowers and trees. Mine bloom late! That means it’s time for ten stories set … Continue reading

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Make Your Hero Do Something He Would NOT Do!

Authors create characters to do what they want them                 to do. Sometimes characters come to authors fully fleshed out. We usually want good guys to be GOOD and bad guys to be BAD. An important thing we need to … Continue reading

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Welcome Jennifer Lowery! NOT WITHOUT RISK

Hello fans and readers! How is everyone today? I’m great. Fall is my favorite season and in honor of that I am promoting the second book in my Wolff Securities Series, Not Without Risk Amazon! Of course, Kindle Unlimited subscribers … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Fairy Tale Today?

Today is Tell A Fairy Tale Day. Although it’s an unofficial holiday, people are encouraged to read, tell, and listen to fairy tales from all over the world. Usually, fairy tales begin with “Once upon a time…” The tales are … Continue reading

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Fifties and Flustered

I debated with myself about whether to write on this topic but staying true to my commitment to creating the best life I can for myself, I pushed aside my fear of exposing my personal weaknesses to the world. So, … Continue reading

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Writer loses Mind

Okay, that is a slight exaggeration. For the past month I have been working on blogs and editing short stories. I have also been editing 2 novels. I’m now preparing for a launch party for one of my authors. I … Continue reading

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Rainy Night in Georgia

Georgia has been getting a lot of rain lately. The sky is overcast and the world outside my window looks dreary. But things are bright and lively inside. I’ve been busy, check out my little cyber trip to Australia here: … Continue reading

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The Rainy Season Is Drenching Us and a Chevrolet in my garage!

For the first time a Chevrolet sits in my garage while a my Ford gets wet.  My 64 1/2 Mustang finally kicked the Ex’s Mustang out for her place to stay dry. I was a wuss for too long. Not … Continue reading

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NEW YORK TIMES Bestselling Author!!!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: I am delighted to announce that two days ago I became a New York Times Bestselling Author. WOOHOO!!! Can you see my big smile? I’m still walking on cloud nine. Dancing is is more like it. The 20 … Continue reading

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