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Meet Novelist Debra E. Marvin

Historical novelist Debra E. Marvin credits good critique partners for the much-needed “fresh eyes” that have helped her place in six fiction contests. She hopes to complete final edits soon and get her requested manuscript where it needs to be—in … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist LoRee Peery

LoRee Peery writes stories of “redeeming grace with a sense of place.” Her debut novel, Moselle’s Insurance, is available from White Rose Publishing. Moselle’s story is the first in LoRee’s Frivolities series. A life-long Nebraska country girl, LoRee lives on … Continue reading

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It’s All in Your Head—Bring Your Characters to Life Through Interior Monologue

I recently read A Memory Between Us, a WWII historical romance by Sarah Sundin, and was struck by how well she uses interior monologue. I invited her to share her tips. If you’re like me, you’ll print this post to … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist Catherine West

Catherine West writes romance and women’s fiction. Her debut novel, Yesterday’s Tomorrow, is a romance set during the Vietnam War. The book, contracted by Oak Tara, has a projected release date of March 2011. Cathy is blessed to live on … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist Ms. Michael Schneider

Ms. Michael Schneider sold the first book she wrote. Her debut novel, Blind Faith, a romantic suspense, is one of the titles launching a new publishing house, The Writer’s Coffee Shop. Michael lives in Elgin, Texas, the state’s sausage capital, … Continue reading

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WoW ~ Narrative: Friend or Foe?

I’m excited to have my writer friend Laura Frantz as a guest blogger. She’s the gifted author of The Frontiersman’s Daughter and Courting Morrow Little, which have received rave reviews. Having enjoyed both books, I learned that one of Laura’s … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist Lorna Seilstad

Debut novelist Lorna Seilstad loves to find unique setting, facts, or careers to use in her stories. She’s done just that in her debut novel, which is set in the heyday of Lake Manawa, near Omaha, Nebraska. Making Waves, an … Continue reading

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