Tag Archives: IWSG

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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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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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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