Category Archives: creating scenes

Guest: Author Deb Marlowe

I have been a FB Friend of Deb Marlowe’s for some time. She and I have a number of mutual writer friends and we are both big iced tea lovers. I enjoy her posts, her humor, she can write and … Continue reading

Posted in A Waltz in the PArk, Anthologies, authors, Beyond a Reasonable Duke, blessings, book covers, Books, careers, characters, Christmas, Christmas books, collections, creating scenes, decisions, dialogue, Family, food, Guest, Guest author, HalfMoon House, historical, history, hobbies, imagination, inspiration, interview, It's Cold Outside, pets, reading, recipe, Regency, romance, short stories, The Harris List of Covent Garden Ladies, The Love List, Tonette Joyce, Uncategorized, villains, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Daydream Believer

Let’s Talk About Daydreams By Jeff Salter First things first — Happy Independence Day to all of us living in America. Secondly: I’d be willing to swear on a stack of Mad Magazines that this is NOT my suggested topic. … Continue reading

Posted in America, characters, connections, creating scenes, dialogue, fourth of July, holidays, Jeff Salter, novels, Uncategorized, What if | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

What’s On My Mind?

This week, our resident hound asked whether or not we’ve included specifics of our daydreams into any of our stories. I’ve been doing a lot of quilting lately, and when I saw the topic of daydreams my mind immediately went … Continue reading

Posted in creating scenes, Fantasy vs Reality, inspiration, Patricia Kiyono, Random thoughts, The Author Life | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Sounds Kinda Familiar

Déjà vu, All Over Again By Jeff Salter I’m told this was my topic suggestion, but – like many other topics which apparently sprung from my weary brain – I have no idea what I was thinking about when I … Continue reading

Posted in authors, blogging, creating scenes, dialogue, experiences, Jeff Salter, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged | 12 Comments

Did I Already Say That?

This week, our hound asked, “As you’re writing (on a new/current project), do you sometimes find yourself creating scenes / characters / dialog that sound VERY familiar? And after you stop and think, do you realize you’ve used them before … Continue reading

Posted in characters, creating scenes, dialogue | Tagged , , , | 20 Comments