Category Archives: Writing

Queen as a character

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. And I’m one of the hosts this month, together with Erika Beebe, Sandra Cox, Sarah Foster, and Chemist Ken. Hooray! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’ll … Continue reading

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Good and bad of writing

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DECEMBER QUESTION: In your writing, what stresses you the most? What delights you? MY ANSWER: What delights me? It is a … Continue reading

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About a queer romance

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’ll skip the optional question this month to write instead about my taste in fiction. For those who visit my blog … Continue reading

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Disconnect

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’ll skip the optional question this month. Instead, I’d like to talk about a strange disconnect I’m experiencing between writers’ books … Continue reading

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Success as a writer

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SEPTEMBER QUESTION: How do you define success as a writer? Is it holding your book in your hand? Having a short … Continue reading

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WEP Aug 2021 – Freedom of Speech

Here is my entry for the August 2021 WEP challenge, Freedom of Speech. It is a new adventure of the Space Fleet Academy cadet Neville. You can read about Neville’s previous escapades here: Feb 2021 – The Kiss Apr 2021 … Continue reading

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A vigilante or a murderer

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ AUGUST QUESTION: What is your favorite writing craft book? Think of a book that every time you read it you learn … Continue reading

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Write what your know – or not

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ JULY QUESTION: What would make you quit writing? MY ANSWER: I would quit writing only if my health prevented me. Otherwise, … Continue reading

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Reaching for ‘The End’

I’ve been working on a science fiction novella for a couple months, and I’m almost done. The pivotal confrontation of my heroine with the bad guys is over. She won. Now I need to tie up several loose ends before … Continue reading

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WEP Jun 2021 – Great Wave

Here is my entry for the June 2021 WEP Challenge, Great Wave. Neville, a Space Fleet Academy cadet, is serving on the military freighter Mariposa, which carries thousands of refugees from their destroyed colony planet to their new home, the … Continue reading

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