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I write mystery novels. This is a fairly new occupation. I published the first book in the Lexy Cooper mystery series in November, the second is now in the process of being edited by the fabulous Marti McKenna and will be available in June, and I’m writing number three right now. (Okay, I’m procrastinating writing …

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Now that I’ve got two books under my belt –though I’m by no means an expert– I’ve got some tips to share. Your mileage may vary. 1. Write every week day, as if it’s your job. If you want to ‘be a writer’ then writing is your damn job. Do it after your job that …

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Writing a novel is a daunting task. Beyond inventing a story and characters that you feel are solid and that you’re willing to spend a lot of time with, it’s a long haul. Thousands and thousands of words stand between you and your finished novel. Writing the first paragraph seems like a commitment to finishing. …

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