Tag: My Own

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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Teaser Tuesday – Devil’s Own

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Teaser Tuesday

Deborah There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

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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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It’s A Physical Thing

An ad from Kobo popped up in my Facebook news feed sharing a Forbes review of the new Kobo Forma vs. the Amazon Kindle Oasis 2. The reviewer shared the pros and cons of each, and ultimately came down on the side of the Kobo Forma (review here). Reading the review renewed my ongoing internal …

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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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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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A mother’s belated understanding

I’ve started final revisions of My Dear One’s sequel, My Own, in preparation of sending it to my editor, for you guessed it, her to send back to me for more revisions! But that is the nature of the authoring beast—you think you’re finished, and someone, maybe yourself, shows you how wrong you are. That …

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