Hey, everybody! I am popping up like a prairie dog from a mountain of paperwork to check in.
My prairie dog is a little like Tron racing through a changing digital labyrinth. I leave my self breadcrumbs in real life and digitally while…
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First time writers who know diddly about the book process, like me, receive a powerful shock-a-rooni jolt of reality. Like, we believe we’ll write the book and somehow, as if by magic, it will get “out there”.
I still believe that—my…
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Book proposal. An image can say it all. Enough said.
New fiction author, Tanya D. Dawson, has written a story for the young adult in all of us. Her pending novel, Andersen Light: A Mystic Creek Novel, brightens the sometimes dark world…
Andersen Light: A Mystic Creek Novel is the fictitious lighthouse near the fictional town of Mystic Creek. It’s been in the Andersen family since its inception—before the Light House Establishment or its successor, the Lighthouse Service.…
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This post includes a link to my first video (https://youtu.be/4SuJVtowg4g) with the latest update on the Andersen Light: A Mystic Creek Novel manuscript. In the video you'll see me ready for a New Mexico morning of errands, including the…
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Katie, a perpetually shedding, half Beagle/half Shiba Inu, is my friend, canine coworker and officemate.
She follows me from room to room and stations herself somewhere between the door and me, either to guard or keep me in place.
I know we don’t know what we don’t know. Still, sometimes I wish I had known some of what I’ve learned over the past few years a long time ago, don't you? I allow wistfulness its brief moment but move on to appreciate my lessons—not…
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When baffled by a new subject or problem, Georgie and Josefina respond with, “Let’s ask Luther,” or “What would Luther say?” Whether unexpected or truth the girls hadn’t yet faced, Luther’s guidance and instruction are kind, wise…
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Meet Georgie Jones's peeps, the Ryan and Jones families.
Mary, a commercial artist, is mom to Georgie and her sibling units, Bill and Rose. Mom’s parents, Grandpa and Grandma Ryan, have a farm in the country, complete with a goat, where…
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Shawn Green is Georgie and Josefina’s best-friend-who’s-a-boy and a true cyber geek. He lives with his dad, Derrick, brother Earl, and Aunt Darlene. We often find Shawn hunched over the phone his dad uses to communicate with him when he…
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Popping Up Like a Prairie Dog
Lessons Learning—Treading into the Somehow Process
Lessons Learning – Book Proposal. Enough said.
Fictional Andersen Light: A Mystic Creek Novel, Part One
Andersen Light: A Mystic Creek Novel (Working Title) Manuscript Update
Meet Katie, Canine Coworker & Officemate
Lessons Learning — Knowing Now What We Now Know is Okay (Distractions)
Georgie and Josefina ask, "What Would Luther Say?"
Meet Georgie's Peeps: A Peek into a New Novel
BFF Who's a Boy