Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ghost Novel Review in Honor of Banned Book Week

Celebrate your subversive inner self! Read a banned book! I came across an interesting post at Insatiable Booksluts. Did you know this is banned book week? This year it takes place from September 24th to October 1st. The American Library … Continue reading

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Writer on the Road: 5 Reasons Writers Should Take the Train

No doubt you’ve heard that quote attributed to activist writer Mary Heaton Vorse: “The art of writing is the art of applying the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair.” Okay, it’s a cliche, and writers are … Continue reading

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Ghost Novel Review: Black Rose by Nora Roberts

Black Rose by Nora Roberts This is not Hamlet, nor was meant to be. Instead, it is a fun romp through the land of the good and the haunted with a satisfying measure of revenge thrown in. The prologue introduces … Continue reading

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Word Count Blues: Novel Manuscript Trimming

Putting Your Manuscript on a Diet I’ve got the…I’ve got the…I’ve got the word count blues. Had ‘em for a while. I remember the day I walked up into the sky for twenty minutes. (The cable cars were in the … Continue reading

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