The question of predictability in women’s fiction

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I was reading reviews of a friend’s book the other day when I came across the phrase “It was so predictable”. Are readers looking for books in women’s fiction (I know, I wish there was a better term) where characters behave differently than the norm? Like outrageously different? In any situation, easy or challenging, humans […]

I love it when I make myself laugh

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Now that I’m more than half way through What Makes A Family, I FINALLY feel as if I know these characters. I think I’ve mentioned before that I’m always very hesitant to talk about the book I’m working on. I just feel as if I need to share the best part of my story, of […]

New Blog Post!

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Hi there, I’m trying a new thing. Blogging. As a novelist, I look at the blog with the thrill of opportunity. Writing a book is challenging work with a million moving parts. Writing a blog post, however, is pretty simple. Write. Publish. Done. So, welcome to my first blog post! -C