Category Archives: Reading and Writing

Leaving Killarney

A quick update for those that follow Toss the Typewriter. Please don’t give up on me.  I’ll be back soon. Balancing a full-time job with writing has been a challenge. I’m mid-way through my first draft of my second novel. … Continue reading

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Distraction Gratitude

Across the earth, folks are feverishly adding words to their novels in order to meet the 50,000 word goal of the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). There are many that will make the goal, and others that will go on … Continue reading

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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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Wkly Brief – Twitter Authors 05-2015

Congratulations to New Hampshire author, Carl Howe Hansen on the release of Destiny, which combines sailing, romance, and sibling rivalry into a global intrigue novel.  This month, in addition to reading Destiny, I have selected The In-Between Hour by Twitter follower Barbara Claypole White.  … Continue reading

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