The Humility to Keep Trying

Barbara Kingsolver says, “[Writing is] a project of balancing the audacity to do this work, and the humility to keep trying until you’ve gotten it right.”

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Collaboration: Do’s, Don’ts, and a book giveaway

Last year I asked a friend if she’d collaborate with me on a novel, and she didn’t say YES right…

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Kill your Darlings: author interview and book giveaway

Is passion just an obsession with something you can’t seem to get better at, or is it the very thing…

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Hear the Character’s Voice: Interview & Giveaway

“The first part of a book for me is hearing the character’s voice in my head. I don’t even take out a pen until I hear it strongly and consistently.”

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War as Setting: Books by Steve Watkins + GIVEAWAY!

Steve Watkins’s novel SINK OR SWIM takes readers to North Carolina’s Ocracoke Island one summer during World War II.

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Traveling through Time: Cold Summer

I met Gwen Cole two years ago at a fun author event (thank you, Richmond Public Library, for supporting YAVA -Young…

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