Unexpected Voice

I want to thank Romance Writers of America for publishing my Letter to the Editor in this month’s Romance Writers Report (February 2019). My letter referred to two articles in the December issue that “encouraged” writers to be inclusive and embrace diversity. All well and good. Most writers accomplish that without making a point of it. […]

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Reason for Writing

“Censorship is the tool of those who have the need to hide actualities from themselves and from others. Their fear is only their inability to face what is real, and I can’t vent any anger against them; I only feel this appalling sadness. Somewhere in their upbringing, they were shielded against the total facts of […]

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Writing About War: Review

While watching a retrospective on the American film maker, Ken Burns, the commentator announced that Burns was soon to release a new documentary about the Vietnam War. After seeing a short heartbreaking clip, I thought about the 50,000+ American soldiers (many of them drafted) who lost their lives in a foreign war the U.S. inherited […]

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Sandra Carey Cody’s New Novel

My good friend and colleague from Avalon Books has recently published a new book, An Uncertain Path. Here are a few word about the book from Sandra Carey Cody’s own writer’s blog, Birth of a Novel, also on WordPress. A tragic accident links the lives of two young women, unrelated, unknown to one another, causing each […]

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New Release: American Historical

Pavane for Miss Marcher 1871. The war has been over for six years but Rupe Smith still fights his demons. Ten years have passed since he left his Maine village. His Wyoming ranch is the one place he wants to be and the last place he can be. There is no escape from the guilt […]

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