Category Archives: The Writer’s life

Book #4 in Harley Street series

200 HARLEY STREET Glamour, intensity, desire—the lives and loves of London’s hottest team of surgeons!     American Surgeon in London by Lynne Marshall I can’t help being biased about this book, since I wrote it.  I was blessed with … Continue reading

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TOP 10 THINGS I LOOK FORWARD TO THIS YEAR

I always love that fresh-start feeling I get with each New Year.  There’s something so positive about closing the door to last year and stepping into the next.  Looking back over the years, I know I have been blessed with … Continue reading

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The Must Haves – when starting a new book – Part II

Last week, I blogged about various methods to help take those ghost-like characters in your head and make them living, breathing people on the page.  (Refer to last week’s blog as a refresher) Since I can’t realistically (due to time … Continue reading

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My Must Haves – when beginning a new book Part I

This blog is for fellow writers. I’ve just finished writing one book and must now begin another.  Whenever I begin a new book I panic.  How the heck am I going to get the story dancing around in my head onto the … Continue reading

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Introducing Nan Reinhardt and her two new books

Hello, Nan!  Welcome to my blog.  I’m going to let you get right to your topic because I think it’s so funny. Not My Mother’s Stretch Pants…Honest! My friend C.L. (whom I’ll credit with the title for today’s blog), and … Continue reading

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Do You Prefer the Bedroom Door Open or Closed? (when reading fiction)

Recently I got lambasted by a reader at Goodreads who held nothing back in her review of The Medic’s Homecoming, my July 2013 Special Edition.  I understand that we are from different cultures, but she seemed to hold my western … Continue reading

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DO YOU LOVE ER ROMANCE?

Once in a blue moon I get an opportunity that is too good to pass up.  It happened last fall with The Mammoth Book editor Trish Telep when she asked if I’d be interested in participating in a multi-author anthology. … Continue reading

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Soap Opera in the ER

The most famous TV soap I know is General Hospital.  It first aired April 1, 1963 and twelve-thousand-six-hundred plus episodes later, in my opinion, it still rules the day.  I remember spending summer vacations getting hooked into the plot line.  … Continue reading

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Little Did You Know…

I once had an old unpublished manuscript that did really well on the contest circuit about nine years ago.  It was the book in which I finally found my writing voice.  There was one really fun scene in that languishing … Continue reading

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Rascal Flatts Made Me Do It

Music is a springboard for emotions.  There’s something magical about mixing poetry with a tune, and often the results make me think – what if?   Certain song topics always make me cry.  I’m easy that way.  Nothing got to … Continue reading

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