writing

Corralling Creativity

Photo by Michele Venne I realized this week that I have more projects started than I planned. With The Found Gift published, I thought I could move on to completing the 10 flash fiction stories for MV2, get that out by the end of April, then continue with the first...

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New Release

The Found Gift is published and available on my website! Right to the end, this title had dips and curves on its path into the wild. I'm pleased with the story, even if I missed my deadline by three and a half months. Here's the description: What happens when a...

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When an Experiment Fails

Publishing a book can be many things: joyful, stressful, a lifelong dream, disappointment, exciting, wonderful, confusing, etc. I've sent enough titles out into the world to feel just about everything. After publishing 43 titles, I decided to try a preorder on my...

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Cover Reveal

This is the part of publishing books that builds my excitement and pushes me to finish everything so I can hit the "publish" button. I love revealing the cover to readers. No matter what we think, we really do judge a book by its cover! A couple holding hands points...

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New Release Coming Soon!

Photo by Michele Venne Every book project has a life of its own. The Found Gift has its own "coming into being" story. No, this photo isn't the cover, but it reminds me of the different layers, colors, and depths that each project has. I wrote the first draft, then...

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The Wins

Photo by Michele Venne I mentioned to a friend that because the day job has taken a tic up, I haven't gotten as much written as I planned. I explained that I finished a college class I was taking as part of my CEUs, wrote and sent out my monthly newsletter, wrote the...

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