Category Archives: Writing

Kindle or paper

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I recently re-read a novel Arabella by Georgette Heyer, a delightful historical romance by one of my favorite writers. The novel … Continue reading

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Killers and what we think of them

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OPTIONAL QUESTION: What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever googled in researching a story? MY ANSWER: A homemade bomb. In my short … Continue reading

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The size of your gift

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I recently read Kurt Vonnegut’s 1987 novel Bluebeard for the first time. The book is powerful, and it touched on a … Continue reading

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Good is good, isn’t it?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I don’t remember why, but I recently visited the Goodreads page of one of my all-time favorite books, Tinker by Wen … Continue reading

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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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