Meet My Character Blog Tour starring Silke Dyson

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A couple of weeks ago, I was contacted by the award-winning author, Jae, and invited to participate in a character blog tour. I was flattered and a little intrigued. If you are not familiar with Jae’s (Amazon) incredible books: Backwards to Oregon, Second Nature, … Continued

Post Game report: WWWof NM

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A Success. That’s my perspective anyhow. For a first-time event, I think it went quite well. In case you missed news and weather for the past week, the Rocky mountain west–Colorado and New Mexico were hit by Once-in-a-decade storms, which … Continued

A day, or several, in a writer’s life

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If I chose a simplistic overview, I’d speculate that some folks might guess that being a writer is kind of a hobby-like job. Dream up some idea, write it all down, tweak it so it looks and sounds about right, … Continued

Inevitable re-entry

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Golden Crown Literary Society 9th Annual Convention, Dallas, Texas 2013 YES. It really has taken a week to recover my empty tank and I still needed a nap. 230+ women celebrating books AND chocolate chip cookies!! What’s not to love? … Continued

yes, I think the earth moved under your feet

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As you may have noticed, I have been a very bad blogger.  It has been over a month since my last entry and although I do have a wonderful interview written up, it needs to be formatted.  So, I apologize. … Continued

A Long Days Journey

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The Author Barrett is gleefully back on the prairie after 12 days on the road. It’s hot, dry, and breezy–but comfortable  inside–PLUS it’s not moving. Sunday the 10th, I set out for Minneapolis with my car loaded with snacks and entertainment. … Continued