Monthly Archives: November 2010

Praise for Steampunk

Though the genre has been around for a while, evident in shows like “The Wild, Wild, West”, in novels by William Gibson, and even in the latest incarnation of Sherlock Holmes with Robert Downey Jr., steampunk has really come into … Continue reading

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Wonderful Interview in The Writer’s Chronicle

A friend and wonderful poet, Judith Harris, has a must-read interview with Ted Kooser in the latest issue of The Writer’s Chronicle. One quote of Mr. Kooser’s that hits home with me, and many other writers and poets, is as … Continue reading

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Chapter Seven

No, this is not a bankruptcy alert! I am well into chapter seven of the fantasy/adventure novel I have been writing. The characters are now well developed and sub plots are weaving together. My two main characters are beginning to … Continue reading

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The Knife of Never Letting Go

I am nearly finished reading Patrick Ness’s first novel in his Chaos Walking series.  It is extremely well thought out with a strong, unique voice.  I highly recommend it for anyone looking for a good YA read.  It’s dystopian, but … Continue reading

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