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The King’s Swordsman, an awesome series by Becky James

The King’s Swordsman is a fascinating saga by Becky James, one of my author friends. And right now, she’s getting ready to publish Book 3 in it, The Limit of the Lonely Man. Release date is June 9th. I’m sharing … Continue reading

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Progress Report May 2022

Let’s start this progress report with a kind of bang. Or rather, this bang will come in the second half of 2022. The above picture is how my month started out: I received mail from Susan Kaye Quinn, who has … Continue reading

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“The Power of Conviction”, by Catrin Russell

This book is the first in “The Light of Darkness”, an epic fantasy series by Catrin Russell. And as it behooves such a series, the ago-old battle between good and evil, literally between light and darkness, is at the front … Continue reading

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“A Wolf’s Honor” – Book 3 in my New Romantic Werewolf Series

It’s release day for my new werewolf book, “A Wolf’s Honor”! This is my favorite book of the Wolves of the South series, although “A Wolf’s Fury” is a close second. (That book is on pre-order already, by the way!) … Continue reading

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Joanna Steenen – Writer Brain Creates New Story

Here’s a clue to how I – or rather, my writer brain – work: The past few mornings, a new story has been nudging me. It has been shifting, sorting itself, until I could start writing it. I still have … Continue reading

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Chapter 1 – Sneak-Peek from “Goblin Invasion”

So the other day, I sat down and wrote out the first chapter of my new book “Goblin Invasion”.  Meet my wizard in this sneak preview: Beginning of Chapter 1 of “Goblin Invasion” Orren stretched, arching his back and gave … Continue reading

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Coming Home for Christmas – a Heartwarming Flash Fiction Tale

“Coming Home for Christmas” is a little flash fiction piece I wrote for today’s blog event on Turning the Pages Books. They provided this picture as a photo prompt. Alas, I do not know who to credit for it. At … Continue reading

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Help me name my characters!

The other night, I woke up and couldn’t go back to sleep. Because I was thinking about my books. And how it’s so hard to get them noticed. Which made me think about writing a fairly mainstream epic fantasy story. … Continue reading

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Changing Things Around

So you may have noticed something about this site – it no longer opens on the blog. I did that on purpose. Yes, indeed. Because, my friends, I’m getting serious about my newsletter. And I want visitors to know that … Continue reading

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Changing out of a Bipolar Writing Habit

Today, I want to talk about a rather big change in my life. One that’s providing structure and happiness, in more ways than I expected. You see, I finally decided to use my EFT knowledge and experience to get myself … Continue reading

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