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Character Flaw(less)

February 16, 2017 by in category The Write Life tagged as ,

  Recently we celebrate my oldest son and my husband’s birthdays. They are a day apart, much to the chagrin of my husband. Thirty-two years ago he brought home the biggest, spiciest burrito he could find in the hopes of jumpstarting labor so that our son would share his birthday. Needless to say, the burrito […]

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10 Things NEVER TO DO When Writing

September 15, 2014 by in category Blogs tagged as ,

WHEN YOU’RE WRITING NEVER: 10. Stop Reading:  After a long day of reading your own work it the last thing you want to do is pick up someone else’s but do it! You will stay motivated. I learn something new with each book I read. 9. Rely on Inspiration: Don’t waste a day waiting for […]

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August 15, 2012 by in category Blogs tagged as , ,

One of the nicest compliments I ever received was from a reviewer who called “Josie Bates (heroine of my witness series) one of the best characters ever”. For an author, that is the highest praise. Think about the millions of words written about thousands of fictional people, and then ask yourself how many stuck in […]

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What A Dog!

May 15, 2012 by in category Blogs tagged as , , , , , , , ,

My grand dog Tucker Today a lady wrote to tell me she loved my book Hostile Witness* because I hadn’t killed Max. I’ve been traveling a lot in the last three weeks and it took me a minute to figure out who Max was and why it was so important to her that he was […]

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Oh Heck! E-rotica or E-romance?

June 15, 2011 by in category The Write Life tagged as , , , ,

by Rebecca Forster Oh, that word erotica. Written, it looks naked and naughty; spoken it sounds enticing and exciting. Close your eyes and – well, only you know what images it conjures up. Which brings us to the topic of the day: When it comes to sexy books, where do both reader and writer draw […]

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CHEAP DATE: E-Book Pricing

January 31, 2011 by in category The Write Life tagged as , , , , ,

by Rebecca Forster When I was asked out on my first dinner date, my mother gave me some sage advice: “Order Chicken Kiev.” To this day, I don’t know if my mother was being considerate of my date’s financial status (Chicken Kiev was the cheapest thing on any menu) or was worried that I would […]

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MY MAN JACK: Lessons Learned from LaLanne

January 25, 2011 by in category The Write Life tagged as , , , , , ,

by Rebecca Forster When I was eight years old I spent the night with my grandmother, a handsome woman who, as I look back, was probably younger than I am today but looked 10 years older. She was a German lady who wore housedresses and pin-curled her grey hair. She was proper, punctual and particular […]

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