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THE REWRITE IS DONE

It’s been a while since I posted because . . . I’ve been writing! And writing, and writing, and writing! And yes, the second draft is done! Yahooeee! I found it a difficult process. It’s hard to keep track of what you’ve written before and where it fits in the story. Have I said this before? Did I say it…

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Writing the Rewrite

 The things that happen in Porter’s Hollow grow stranger every day. The rewrite is on and the hollow is perhaps a bit darker place than I realized at first. I plan to delve into it deeper in this book but, yes, in spite of myself–there will be another. And maybe more? The story deepens as I go begging more telling…

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The Writing Adventure Continues

Hoping to have the book, In the Shadow of Porter’s Hollow, out in a couple of months. As I said last time, I am in the rewrite and restructure phase. Working  right now on restructuring the book to be one with chapters from alternating time frames. Don’t want to give away too much, but the play on the protagonist point…

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UPDATE: Progress on “Porter’s Hollow” Book

I believe the final decision on the title is, “In the Shadow of Porter’s Hollow.” Confession–I wasn’t sure I’d ever get to this point. But, the rough draft is completed. It is novel length, over 57,000 words, and I am ready for the rewriting and editing stage. My mentor and inspiration Demi Stevens of http://yotb.press has it in her capable hands to…

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The Writing Experience Continues

The book title is most likely going to stay, “In the Shadow of Porter’s Hollow.” It conveys the idea of the protagonist (the main character) being a woman whose family past has overshadowed who she has become. I like the way the picture above hints at shadows and old things hiding in them. The writing is going well. Over 50,000…

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Up and Running

   Ok, the new website is up and running, obviously since I am here writing. I am excited, albeit nervous, to offer readers the chance to follow along with me as my work develops. Please take time to browse the site. You can easily link to my facebook or twitter at the bottom of each page on the site as well….

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