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13 Chapters Roughed Out

Full work week. Technical classes online for my  professional license. Family medical emergency and not feeling all that peppy myself and yet  I continue to slog along, working on the rough draft of “Living in Interesting Times”… It is kinda … Continue reading

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Strong Women of Urban Fantasy (Catherine’s Book Shelf)

Looking for strong women protagonists in fantasy? Try these Diana Tregarde (Mercedes Lackey) Witch and romance author, Diana serves as one of the world’s guardians when supernatural threats arise Vicki Nelson ( Tanya Huff) Vicki is a former police officer, … Continue reading

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Rough Draft- Seven Chapters In

well despite all the craziness this week, the writing  continues on “Living in Interesting Times”.  I’ve  got seven chapters roughed out and am working on the eighth, in between all the snow and politics and other things that keep popping … Continue reading

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It’s Valentine’s Day…

… and across the country, people are giving cards to the objects of their affection. But you’re a writer. Why not go a little further? Instead of just signing your card “Love and kisses” why not use your writer-y skills … Continue reading

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Reading and Civilization, per Okri(Inspiration)

“Reading is an act of civilization; it’s one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities.” Ben Okri Catherine Kane 2/13/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, … Continue reading

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Need Time to Read?

… then try these ideas…. 12 Ways to Sneak in Extra Reading Time Catherine Kane 2/7/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, “Manifesting Something Better”, “The … Continue reading

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Read For Flavor (Writing Quick Tip)

Different genres have different patterns of storytelling. Different ways of saying things. Different types of story arcs. Trying to write something but having a problem getting started or keeping the words flowing once you have started? Try taking a break … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block?…

…or any other kind of block? Many times we know what we need to do but. somehow, we just don’t do it. So how can we clear those blocks? Here’s a 365 day, affordable online course that can help A … Continue reading

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More In the Works

I’ve  got a number of partially finished manuscripts sitting in my “Writing” file and I’m currently working on two of them. One’s a non-fiction metaphysical self help book that I talked  about in a previous post (In the Works). The other … Continue reading

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Labor, per King (Inspiration)

“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Catherine Kane 1/16/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as … Continue reading

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