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Peace and Pride from the Nitty-Gritty Writer’s own “Rubyfruit Jungle”

In 1977 I fell in love. I was 14. Typical childhood right of passage. Except I am a societally defined woman, and so is she. I remember thinking that I wanted to marry her. Hell, I would have even done the dishes for her. (Those of you who have read Rubyfruit Jungle will likely get… Continue reading Peace and Pride from the Nitty-Gritty Writer’s own “Rubyfruit Jungle”

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Novel writing: Tools, a niche, and a tribe

Writing is not easy. It is a craft. And to be good at any craft, you have to assemble your tools, find your niche, ban with those who can help you succeed, and study with focus, intent and dedication. There are no shortcuts. Only by doing the work on the front end will you be… Continue reading Novel writing: Tools, a niche, and a tribe