Happy St. Patrick’s Day…….

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That’s right, it’s the day for all those Irish and those who wish they were, to celebrate!
And, since it’s a lucky day as well, today is the perfect day to sit down and go over those contest entries. Read through your work again, give it another polish, check for over used words and plot holes.
Then, start something new. As for me, yesterday I finished a synopsis for my next Desire and today I’m starting work on a novella.
Don’t sit around waiting for something good to happen, run out there and MAKE it happen. Do a new proposal, brainstorm with friends, enter a contest or submit to an agent.
With the luck of the Irish surrounding you, may you all be blessed with good health, great joy and many, many sales!
Maureen Child is the author of more than 100 romance novels and novellas. At the moment, she’s at work on a novella for Harlequin.
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  • Anonymous says:

    Kate, that last chapter’s gonna flow!! I feel it in my bones!

    Marianne…Atta girl! Start that something new and then get it out there!! I wanna buy your first book!

  • Anonymous says:

    Great advice, Maureen!

    Happy St.Patty’s Day. I’m off to start something new.

  • Anonymous says:

    Brilliant advice, as always, Maureen! And deceptively simple, if only I’d follow it. I appreciate the good luck wish. I’ll need it as I head into my final chapter, full steam ahead. 🙂

    Happy St. Patricks’ Day and all those same blessings back at you!!

  • Anonymous says:

    LOL Jen….serve those appeletinis girl! And let’s get some pages done. Imagine how creative we’ll be!!

  • Anonymous says:

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This is great advice. I’m going to pull up those pages of my new book and make pages work!

    Maureen you always inspire me!

    And hey, appletinis are green! Just saying…

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