Tag Archives: 2016 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

Conclusions (Year-End Review): 2016 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

This year was interesting for sure in the “May you live in interesting times” way (which it turns out is probably not a Chinese proverb/curse after all). Ignoring the political situation both in the United States and globally for the … Continue reading

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From the Cutting Room Floor: 2016 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

I made radical changes to Shafter when seeking a traditional publication path because of length issues. One of the biggest changes was eliminating Katie’s POV (Trina’s twin sister). If you’ve read Shafter, you have read the reworked version of this … Continue reading

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Go To Resources: 2016 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

I have been struggling with this Merry-Go-Round topic because I don’t really have a list of go to resources. With the exception of etymologyonline.com, where I verify shades of meaning and historical period for words, and sites I receive blog … Continue reading

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Darlings to Keep: 2016 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

The below excerpt is from Life and Law (releasing soon) that not only didn’t get cut, but I’ve highlighted a portion to use for teasers about the novel. It is most definitely a darling and yet it gets to the … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Check-In: 2016 Merry-Go-Round Blog Tour

Remember way back when in January as I talked about the need for mutable goals? Well, this year has been a classic example. The year is whizzing by at great speed while “life happens” has become my mantra…whether I wanted … Continue reading

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