Category Archives: Writing

Change is inevitable

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. I found the wise quote above on the internet, of course. Whether or not Heraclitus said these exact words, his idea is … Continue reading

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To beat or not to beat

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL QUESTION: What personal traits have you written into your character(s)? MY ANSWER: I’m sure no one would be surprised by … Continue reading

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Fantasy is for me

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL QUESTION: Of all the genres you read and write, which is your favorite to write in and why? MY ANSWER: … Continue reading

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New interview with me

I haven’t given an interview in a while, but here is a new one, on Sammi Cox’s website, Afternoon Tea with Olga Godim, where Sammi asked me ten questions about my reading and writing. Image by Tumisu from Pixabay  

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Translating with the right words

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL QUESTION: What was an early experience where you learned that language had power? MY ANSWER: When I was a schoolgirl … Continue reading

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WEP Apr 2019 – Jewel Box

This is the second story about Dinara and her pet shop, Rendezvous Pets. I wrote it in response to the April 2019 WEP Challenge. The action takes place on the space station Rendezvous, one of the biggest space stations in … Continue reading

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25 years of English

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL QUESTION: If you could use a wish to help you write just one scene/chapter of your book, which one would … Continue reading

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Why J.T.?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I recently read a book, an excellent book I must add, and its male protagonist was called J.T. Wilder. In the … Continue reading

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Romance: enforced socializing

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I love romance and read it a lot, although I don’t write it much. There are two major trends in romance … Continue reading

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Killing in speculative fiction

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I recently stumbled on this quote by Voltaire: “It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill … Continue reading

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