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No detail too small

My husband and I recently took the kids on a 12-day tour of Europe. We hit the highlights of cities like London, Venice, and Paris, and enjoyed the natural beauty of Innsbruck and Lucerne. But–as I mentioned in a previous post– the most interesting part for me was the details that made Europe different from

What’s the big(ger) idea?

How do you write a “bigger book”? Yes, I’ve blogged about this before, but a recent series by one of my new favorite writing resources–yes, Larry Brooks over at–helped the concept of “writing big” finally click in my brain. He seems to be helping things click a lot lately. Not sure if it’s Mr.

Location, location, location

So far, all three of the manuscripts I’ve completed (I’m counting the current one, Floater, which is in revision status), have been set mostly in San Diego. I lived there for two years in the early 90s, and it’s still one of my favorite cities. I enjoy writing about, and researching, the area. Two books I