Tag: My Dear One

Thought Thursday: Inspirational Characters

I’m tidying up the first book in my new series in preparation of sending it to the editor, and decided now was a good time to write the Author’s Note (while details are fresh in my mind). In writing it, I discovered the name of the delightful lady who will tempt the hero of book …

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Word Wednesday – Paperback

E-Readers are growing in popularity, but there is still a strong base of hearty and dedicated paperback readers out there. It is to them I dedicate this post. Until last month, the only way to order a paperback version of my books was through Amazon. That is no longer the case. My Dear One and …

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Breaking Hiatus

I know I said I’d be taking a break from posting, but this is too important to wait… UPDATE and CRAZY EXCITING NEWS! Hi everyone! I’m popping in to give you an update on progress with My One True Love, and with print-copy options for My Dear One and My Own, and to share with …

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Teaser Tuesday – No Mr. Douglas

Deborah Words are mere bubbles of water, but deeds are drops of gold. ~Chinese Proverb

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Teaser Tuesday

As I near typing The End of My One True Love’s first draft, I want to double-back to the beginning, and the book that started my Dear One series… Deborah We only do well the things we like doing. Colette

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Thought Thursday: Who am I?

Since I launched my first book in April of 2018, I’ve gone through a bit of an identity crisis. By identity crisis, I mean establishing a look, or as it’s referred to in the industry, Brand. A logo, colour, and text scheme for a product or business, that people recognize. Think of the round red …

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Paralysis and Gratitude

I’ve been working from the cosy bright nook of my kitchen since August, when my youngest son’s friend moved in with us for a few months to complete a co-op work-term required as part of his University degree. The location change plants me directly in the hub of household activity. It’s not ideal. And I’m …

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Rockin’ the Highway

We’re rockin’ another busy summer of travel. We left home July 1, and since then we’ve logged over 4000kms. For non-metric folk, that’s about 2500 miles. Along the way we visited–briefly–with friends and family, but mostly we cruised alone, the two of us and our travel trailer, aka, my mobile office. Our first night out, …

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The Beautiful People

I was asked once why I set My Dear One on a ranch in Texas, instead of in BC like the ranch that inspired the partial setting of the book. My answer was simple: My Dear One isn’t a fictionalized memoir. It’s its own story, created from the characters, not from my childhood memories. Though, …

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Letting a piece of me go…

At the beginning of April, I wrote about the bittersweet nature of this month for me, and for my mother. I shared the heartache and gratitude we each experience related to shared, and separate experiences, and how my mom’s experience inspired the events and theme of my first novel. So, it seems fitting that this …

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