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#FlashFriday #Fictioneers: “Behind Barbed Wire”

This is another very busy week as I get ready for the Oklahoma Writers Federation 2012 Story Weavers Conference, as well as William Bernhardt’s writing seminar. But, I couldn’t pass up sharing an excerpt of Broken Dolls, my novel centered … Continue reading

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Happy Hour with Nobu

In writing Broken Dreams, the sequel to The Red Kimono, most of my characters have readily begun to tell me their stories—all except Nobu. Though I’ve perched at my computer countless hours trying to claw out his first chapter, after … Continue reading

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