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Meet Novelist Florence fOIS

Florence fOIS has been writing in different ways all her life. Like many others, her early stories center around the family, “that unit of people in their varied combinations who mold and shape our thinking.” She began with poetry and odd short … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Debbie Lynne Costello

Southern-kissed historical romance is Debbie Lynne Costello’s genre of choice. Her favorite setting is the romantic city of Charleston, South Carolina. Debbie Lynne is represented by Tamela Hancock Murray. Clover, South Carolina is the small town Debbie Lynne calls home. … Continue reading

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WoW: Creating Flawed Characters

Flawed characters? Yup. You read that right. If we want to produce marketable stories, our characters have to be imperfect people—just like us. OK, you already knew that, right? Well, I can be kinda slow to catch on to things. … 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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FF: The Thrill of a New Story

Anticipation! That’s what I’m experiencing as I look forward to starting a new inspirational historical romance in the new year. Eagerness and enthusiasm are running high. Before I begin the actual writing, I want to have a plan in place. … 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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