A little trumpet fanfare, please …

I've hit it—the 100-books-sold mark for my novel, CAIRNAERIE. I am elated and enormously grateful for all those friends and acquaintances who have read it and shared it and reviewed it on Facebook and Goodreads. For a writer, having your work appreciated—even loved—is the epitome of success. Now begins the real work of finding new readers …

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A few words or more … about writing

Writing is a craft every bit as much as woodworking or painting or knitting. It requires one to learn the basic techniques and then move beyond to the nuances and subtleties. To begin to master the craft. Yet writing cannot be mastered, at least in the same way that woodworking or sewing might be mastered. …

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I’ve always wanted to write a novel….

How many times have I heard this? How many times have you said it? As one who has finally done it (CAIRNAERIE), I can tell you, it's not as hard as it seems. You just put words on paper, organize them the way you like, find some honest friends willing to give you helpful feedback, …

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