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When a Character Dies

A few weeks ago my husband and I watched Guardians of the Galaxy which is a slap stick sort of movie about a man who is determined to be a hero and save the universe, no matter what. The movie itself was light, and between fights, explosions, and narrow escapes the hero, Peter Quill, struggles […]

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Crossing the Yampa

Since November I have not written one word. It has been a dry spell to say the least. Then I received an email  from Chuck Wendig’s blog with a flash fiction challenge. Just the kick in the pants I needed to write something….anything. Finding a subject was a simple matter of choosing two arbitrary numbers […]

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J.T. Evans

J.T. Evans stopped by to chat with us about his writing life and how he gets it all done. KJ ~~ Tell us a little bit about yourself. J.T. ~~ My Day Job is working as a lead software engineer on a set of international web sites that facilitate the purchase of training courses for […]

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Chelsea Brown

Welcome Chelsea Brown! Chelsea is an aspiring author. She is absorbing all the knowledge she can that revolves around writing and the publishing industry, and working on her latest project. K.J. ~~ What are you working on right now? CHELSEA ~~ I am currently in the midst of a first draft for a Young Adult […]

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Hello Facebook

It was inevitable. The day has come that I finally got with the program and set up an author Page on Facebook. I have heard for months (okay, I’ve known forever) that as a professional person one should have all the social media that they can get. I have researched all the hidie-holes for information […]

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Karen Emanuelson

KJ~~ Please tell us a little bit about yourself. Karen~~ I’m a Viking re-enactor and do era correct sword-fighting.  My bird, Xanadu, a Peach-faced African Lovebird, is my oldest animal at 15 1/2.  She detests my cats and is happiest if she can get them in trouble.  I have two Pugs, Jera and her brother, […]

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Anthonette Klinkerman

Anthonette Klinkerman, winner of the 2013 Reader’s Choice Award (Bronze and Silver Star), stopped in to tell us about her award winning book. KJ ~ Tell us a little bit about yourself. ANTHONETTE ~ I was born in San Diego and transplanted in Colorado. Among the many hats I wear, I am a public speaker, […]

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Chris Mandeville

Author Chris Mandeville joins us today for a quick chat. KJ ~Tell us a little bit about yourself. CHRIS ~ I’m a UC Berkeley grad, wife of a retired Air Force officer, and mom of three boys. I grew up in California, moved around a bit with the military (including a stint in Canada), then […]

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Phoebe Fox

KJ~~Tell us a little bit about yourself. Phoebe~~ I grew up in Georgia, moved to New York City to pursue an acting career, “retired” from showbiz to Florida to work as a journalist, and seven years ago moved to Austin, Texas, with my husband and our terribly spoiled dogs, where I plan to stay for […]

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Word, Word, Word, Word…..

STUCK. Ever have one of those days that you feel so stuck you could scream? Artists of every kind have at one time or another. The painter stares at a blank canvas, a photographer stares at an empty lens, and a writer stares at a blank sheet of paper. Stuck. Nothing. Nada. Ziltch. It is […]

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