Category Archives: Books

FEELING A NOVEL

People read for different reasons. Lovers of non-fiction are absorbed by history or science or politics – or whatever topic draws their interest. Lovers of the novel vary just as much, with some drawn to science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery, … Continue reading

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WHERE WRITING IDEAS COME FROM – PART THREE

My last two blog entries were about the inspiration for my first two books, Autumn Colors, and In Her Mother’s Shoes. Today I will show an example of authors branching out from imaginary variations on their own life stories. The … Continue reading

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Where Writing Ideas Come From – Part Two

I keep a lengthy list of story ideas. Some have materialized and have been published. Some are in the works. And some are just ideas. I list them and reference them periodically, letting potential story lines “free associate” somewhere in … Continue reading

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Great review of In Her Mother’s Shoes

Okay, so I didn’t win the WD Self Published Book Competition. But I felt like a winner when I received this evaluation of In Her Mother’s Shoes: 22nd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards Entry Title In Her Mother’s Shoes … Continue reading

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Best Chronicle Book Fair Ever!

Talk with authors, booksellers, publishers and enjoy the ambiance of downtown Glens Falls. Click on the link for details! Chronicle Book Fair Flier

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Come to the Chronicle Book Fair!

Whether you are an author wanting to show off and sell your books, or a reader relishing a literary feast, mark your calendars for November 3, 2013 between 11a.m. and 4p.m. for the Chronicle Book Fair. This event, held annually … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF DESCRIPTION

I’ve just finished The Midwife of Hope River by Patricia Harman. I read hundreds of books in a year. I enjoy a lot of them, and finish others only because I have an obsession about finishing any book I start. … Continue reading

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