Gradually…Into Volume 2

As I go at it again, my now late uncle’s words come back to me regularly: β€œFiction comes from fact, and lots of fact makes great fiction when you re-write it as fiction.” I love it. Come sometime in 2019, I hope you will love this, too.

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The Scariest “One”

Every page is important, but for a writer (in my humble opinion) “Page 1” is probably the scariest one.

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That Name

The Sun Also Rises is said to be probably his best novel. Interestingly, too, it is his first. (Not something most writers wish for themselves.)

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To Blog, Or Not To Blog?

Instagram as well as other social media platforms are just not nearly as flexible or personal as a blog.

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For My Fiction

When I see authors on social media moaning over how their family doesn’t want read their books, I find I can only smile.

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All The Stories Yet To Be Written

I don’t think I would have written any of my books as I had if we had not built that house. Spending so much time there after, something about the area drew me into wanting to write about it.

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Snapshots

I do not agree with the increasingly common assertion that adult readers “need to see themselves” in a character in order to be interested in a book. In fact, I believe rather the opposite.

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Our Always Imperfect World

As was the case for most of those who came before us (such as those “1787” fictional people above), most of us wish merely to live our lives in peace amongst our families and friends.

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