Monthly Archives: March 2014

“Write deep, write true, and have fun along the way.” This advice must work for today’s featured author, Beth Camp. She’s made it to the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. Congratulations, Beth. And best of luck … Continue reading

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Sharing a review of Bone Girl

If you read this blog on a regular basis or perhaps know me personally, you know I struggle with insecurity. I think all writers do. We worry our stories don’t make sense or they’re boring and no one will read them. Last night, I was given … Continue reading

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Sing it with me, “Down by the bay…”

Last night, I crossed an item off my bucket list: I auditioned for a play. Perhaps you wonder, why does Annette want to be in a play? It’s all about the writing. I read an interview with Julian Fellowes, the creator … Continue reading

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Writing from a man’s point of view.

I was stuck. I didn’t know what to write. I didn’t know how to finish A Year with Geno. So, I called in an expert. I called Geno, the male lead in my novel. I’ve written most of the scenes in … Continue reading

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The boss speaks. And I listen.

Last week, my husband and I stopped by his work place for a quick look at some gardening materials. While there, my husband made a point to stop and talk to his co-worker, Tonya. She has the weekend off so … Continue reading

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Letting go

After two and a half years, hundreds of hours spent staring at a computer screen, countless Wednesday nights reading pages aloud to my critique group, after all this time, it’s done. Bone Girl is finished and made available to anybody … Continue reading

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