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Where I’m From – A Poetic Study of Nobu


April is National Poetry Month, and perhaps purely by coincidence I was recently assigned a poem. I’ve learned so much during my Foundation class, the pre-requisite to all other classes in the Writer’s Path series at SMU. I would like to … Continue reading

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First and Last Sentence: Pages 105 through 112


Here’s my weekly Saturday report (a day late!) on words added to Broken Dreams, the sequel to The Red Kimono. Words added: 3,212 Total Words-to-date: 27,304 First sentence, Page 105: If there was a time of year Nobu liked best, it … Continue reading

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First and Last Sentence: Pages 89 through 97


Here’s my weekly Saturday report on progress for Broken Dreams, the sequel to The Red Kimono. Words added: 2,092 Total Words-to-date: 24,092 First sentence, Page 89: Jubie felt like the air had been sucked out of her and with it, … Continue reading

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One Step Closer


I hope you’ll bear with this first-time novelist’s excitement over the little joys along the way on my path to publication, because here I go: Look what came in the mail! The galleys for The Red Kimono! For my non-writer friends, … Continue reading

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