Category Archives: dialogue

Guest: Author Jeanne Matthews

Today I am pleased to have as my guest Jeanne Matthews, best known for her Dinah Pelerin international mysteries.   Welcome, Jeanne! We have only become Facebook Friends recently yet we had met before.  Jeanne, you probably don’t remember meeting … Continue reading

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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

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Daydreams, or THOUGHTS?

This Week: Daydreaming: Any specifics you have put into a story? My first inclination was to think, they MUST, because I do daydream. I am very good at multitasking and daydreaming is easy to do while I am doing other … Continue reading

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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

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Repeat?

Question of the week: Do we ever find ourselves writing dialog, a scene or characters that seem familiar, only to find that we have used them in other stories? If so, do we switch gears or carry on? Well, first … Continue reading

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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

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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

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