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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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Ten Things I Learned from Attending a Regional Writer’s Conference

By Lynne Marshall This blog originally appeared at the Savvy Authors’ blog February 2, 2013. For those who may have missed it, I wanted to share here at my website. With the cost of national writing conferences often being out … Continue reading

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Make Mine Spunky! by Lynne Marshall

First off, I’d like to tell you about a couple of blogs I’ll be visiting next week.  Won’t you please join me: 1/28/13 at Babbette James’ blog – where I’ll be offering some advice to aspiring authors. (with book giveaway) … Continue reading

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January Redo 2013

(This blog first appeared at Love is the Best Medicine 1/4/13) I like to begin my year thinking positive, especially when I look at my writing schedule and quiver.  Why is it always so hard to get those first three … Continue reading

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The Lengths to Which I’ll Go for Research by Lynne Marshall

The following blog is a repeat from my November 5th visit to Fresh Fiction.  I admit anything to do with guns is currently a touchy subject.  I am not making any comments on gun control and/or the second ammendment.  All I’m … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Now let’s get crackin’ by Lynne Marshall

  New Year, new me: The beauty of the New Year is it ushers in a clean slate.  It’s a fresh start for each and every one of us.  Most of us feel positive about our new beginning, and that … Continue reading

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The Marshall Memo 9/16 to 9/22/12

Peace and Quiet – (What I need to write) By Lynne Marshall I’m always amazed by authors who have a play list for their writing.  Maybe it’s just me, and maybe I have a touch of ADD, but I can’t … Continue reading

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The Marshall Memo, 9/9/12 – 9/15/12

Deleted Scenes and Final Decisions So far every single book I’ve ever written has a deleted scene folder on my computer.  The following scene hit the editing floor when my editor made a great point about it totally slowing down … Continue reading

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The Marshall Memo – 8-26 to 9-1-2012

The Things I Keep Nearby As a writer I spend a whole lot of time at my desk staring at my computer screen.  This snapshot shows what’s directly under my Dell.  A small, rugged wooden cross, four smooth rocks each … Continue reading

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Winning! by Lynne Marshall

This blog is a tweaked redo from a few months back – with UPDATES! (wonderful updates) July is the time of year when the Romance Writers of America announce the winners for their version of the Oscars – the RITAs and the … Continue reading

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