Category Archives: blogging

Write Seasons

Is there a particular time of year when my writing is more productive? That is going to be hard for me to answer, since my life has recently changed a great deal. Per my post of two weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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Finding New Favorites

The question I proposed for this week was: What is an unusual way in which you have found books or authors? I think all of us know fellow writers and read their books, and their friends have friends who write, … Continue reading

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First Publications, Looking Forward

Our very first publications and/or bylines, how did they feel? With the first ones in school, I felt embarrassed. I had very little self-esteem and I had critical people around me, so I never felt anything was good enough when … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Alan Orloff

Today my guest is Alan Orloff, and a fascinating fellow he is!   In his bio, Alan lists many varied and interesting career moves. As I was stalking doing research on him, he mentioned a number jobs that warmed me … Continue reading

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Return of Author David Parmelee

Welcome Back, Writer/ Author David Parmelee! David was one of my first guests when I joined 4F, 1H. I asked him to join us because he had just had his first novel published. It is based on actual events during … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Diane Farr

I am pleased to welcome author Diane Farr. Diane and I met through a mutual writer friend on Facebook, who was also a guest of mine here. Welcome, Diane! Thank you, Tonette. I shall try not to embarrass myself. While … Continue reading

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Guest Writer/Editor Barb Goffman

Today my guest is writer-editor Barb Goffman. Barb and I met online and I was thrilled to be able to meet her in person this past summer, although the visit was not long enough. Barb is a multi-award winning mystery … Continue reading

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