Tag Archives: National Novel Writing Month

Lunar New Year!

I’m a little late, but I wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous Year of the Snake! May your creative endeavors be fruitful.

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My writing process part 2 | On overcoming writer’s block

As anyone who has participated in National Novel Writing Month knows, starting a novel is great. It’s easy. You have ideas. There are no roadblocks or issues with your characters, your plotting or your continuity. But a few pages in … Continue reading

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2012 in review

Thanks to all who visited, left comments and shared my thoughts and writing. You are the reason I have this page. I wish each and every one of you a joyful and prosperous New Year! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys … Continue reading

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Reader comments on Stillness in the Garden

This one’s special… My brother, a man of few words, sent me this message: “I just finished reading your book, good story.” Thanks, Jim!

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My writing process. Post 1

I titled this “Post 1” because I imagine I will not remember everything and/or I will have too much to say and cut this post off at some point. For me, the first step in creating a new novel (poem … Continue reading

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Readers love STILLNESS IN THE GARDEN

Just finished your book, LOVED IT! Great read, keep writing, you are REALLY good at it! — Cindy M. I love a good mystery and yours kept me reading and held my interest until the end. — Harriet S. enjoying … Continue reading

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Love it! : ) An unsolicited reader review of Stillness in the Garden

Dear Diann, I throughly enjoyed your “Stillness in the Garden” 😉 Very detailed with an engaging story line: twists and turns of teenage life behind private gates, a woman’s questioning her longing for a past relationship, all woven through two … Continue reading

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