Monthly Archives: May 2019

Guest: Dennis Palumbo

Once again, I’ve found myself acquainted with a very famous writer. Dennis Palumbo has been a screenwriter, a teacher and a writer of non-fiction articles. He is a blogger, a mystery writer and a writer of thrillers, plus he writes … Continue reading

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Guest Fox, Michelle Kidd

Welcome, Michelle By Jeff Salter I can’t recall if I’d already “met” Michelle Kidd… or if I only encountered Michelle after her name was brought up by our mutual friend, Sharon Connell. Either way, I’m very pleased to have stumbled … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cakewalk to Murder

If you’re a fan of cozy mysteries, let me tell you about The Painted Lady Inn mystery series. I had never heard of the series until I agreed to review Cakewalk to Murder, but apparently it’s the tenth book in … Continue reading

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Guest Author: D. M. Burton and Rescuing Mara’s Father

After last week’s topic about whether or not we write the same types of books as when we started, my guest this month is the perfect example of someone who’s branched out – and then branched out again! Diane Burton … Continue reading

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Well, No, But Yes, And No, Yet, Yes

The question: “Are you writing the same kind of books you wrote when you first started?” Yes and no. When I started writing, it wasn’t books. I started out, (as an adult), writing (in earnest), songs, poetry and articles. The … Continue reading

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Am I Stuck Where I started?

No, I Believe I’ve Matured as a Writer By Jeff Salter Am I writing the same kinds of books I wrote when I started? There are several facets to this question. To the most obvious facet – have I gotten … Continue reading

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Some Things Change and Some Things Don’t

Are you writing the same kind of books as when you first started writing? My answer to this question is no in terms of both technique and type of books, and I suspect it will be no for some others … Continue reading

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A variety

  I’m so sorry this post is late. I had started writing it last night but my internet went down. Am I writing the same type of stores that I started out writing? I have expanded the type of stories … Continue reading

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Not Quite the Same Old, Same Old

This week, one of our foxes asked, “Are you writing the same kind of books you wrote when you first started?” The answer for me – sort of. The first book I started writing in earnest is the story that … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Believing

This week: What (if anything) drains/blocks your potential productivity? How does it do so? What can you do to correct this? Not much stops my creativity; in fact, adversity generally increases my retreat into ‘what ifs’, ‘how abouts’ and straight … Continue reading

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