Category Archives: Fiction

Wkly Brief – It’s May in Bryant Park

For Carly Blake, its spring in NYC and she’s at Bryant Park getting some bad news from her beau. Looks like she’s might be going to Ireland alone. Bummer. Despite her set-backs, Carly should be flying to Ireland by the … Continue reading

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From NYC to Temple Bar

Last year I successfully participated in the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Then for the next ten months, the novel haunted me. It begged for more scenes, fewer words, more tension, deeper relationships. I loved the characters and couldn’t believe … Continue reading

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Snowed In: Fear, Fraud, and Fiction Revisited

In honor of my second draft of my first novel being 99% complete, here’s a photo of our backyard, and a link to my first guest post, Fear, Fraud, and Fiction, from last October. Now, I shall enjoy a cup … Continue reading

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My First Edition Harry Potter Book

Tonight I judged a book: not only by its cover, but also by the author’s one sentence elevator pitch.Then I purchased the book, Thomas Holland and the Prophecy of Elfhaven by K.M Doherty, in Kindle format. The book promises a … Continue reading

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Unfulfilled Promises

Once again, I eagerly signed up for a task. This time it snow shoveling. Once again, tired and bored, I had not fulfilled my promise. My mother, washing dishes at our sink in Fairport, New York, wears a vivid red, … Continue reading

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