My Writing Life

When I was first starting out as a professional writer, I had no clue how to organize or plot or even start a book. But I sure wanted to know.

Notebooks for Thieves of Fire
Notebooks for Thieves of Fire

I figured that the best way to learn that “writing process” stuff was by reading what other writers had to say about their own process.

That, and a whole lot of experience, helped me learn that writing is anything but straightforward for anyone. So here’s my offering to you, the sometimes messy way that my Carding novels have been written and published. I hope you find something helpful here.
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If you’d like to know more, invite me to speak to your writers group or library.

Thieves of Fire Reviews

About a Third of the Way

Carding Three

Reader Reviews
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With Tweaks

Testing, Testing

Revision Is the Soul of Publishing

The Proof Is In

Heading Down to the Final Edit

Writing about Summer when It’s Winter Outside

Betcha Can’t Write Just One

Transforming One Pile of Paper into Another
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Sooner or Later, You Gotta Commit

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A Dazzling Cover

Sometimes It Just Flows

The Road Unsalted

OK, Now I’m Happy

Cover, Second Try

Dazzling Uncertainty

Letting Sleeping Dogs Lie

Carding, Vermont in the News

Carding in Upper Valley Life
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Author of the Carding, Vermont novels, quilt books, and book publishing guides.

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