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Imminent Dawn Launch Party featured on Madison.com

Greetings from the EMPATHY-verse! I'm pleased to relay the Imminent Dawn launch party is now up on the madison.com community events calendar, which will make it even easier to share with others and invite your friends to attend along with you. So check it out at the link above, and make sure you RSVP at this link… Continue reading Imminent Dawn Launch Party featured on Madison.com

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What, exactly, is going on with all things EMPATHY?

That's a great question. It's been a while since I've done a thorough update on the series, so let's take the books one by one and see where we're at. Imminent Dawn (EMPATHY #1) Oh, you haven't heard? Imminent Dawn is now available worldwide in ebook and print with most major retailers. That's right, the story of four… Continue reading What, exactly, is going on with all things EMPATHY?

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Author H.A. Lynn Hosts Imminent Dawn

Fellow author H.A. Lynn was kind enough to host a post about the evolution of Imminent Dawn over on her website! In it, I explore my relationship to the story as if it were, well, an actual relationship. Here's a fun teaser quote from the article for you. After breaking things off with The One That Wasn’t,… Continue reading Author H.A. Lynn Hosts Imminent Dawn

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Speaking Appearance: Celebrity Saturday with AllWriters’ Workshop!

I'm pleased to announce I've been invited to lead a session on mapping one's way to story as part of the AllWriters' Workshop 2019 Celebrity Saturday series! On July 27, 2019, I'll be teaching a five-hour seminar entitled Treasure ho! Mapping Your Way to Story at the AllWriters' Workshop in Waukesha, Wisconsin. So what is AllWriters' Workshop,… Continue reading Speaking Appearance: Celebrity Saturday with AllWriters’ Workshop!

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Reserve Editing Services Now: 2019 Pricing Cometh!

Since formally launching my editing services, it's been my pleasure to help dozens of writers hone their craft and build their confidence. As my client list has expanded, so has my knowledge and insight into how to best help writers achieve their goals for their manuscripts. These factors---coupled with a sharpening of my own approach… Continue reading Reserve Editing Services Now: 2019 Pricing Cometh!

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ICYMI: Book Trailer One – EMPATHY: Imminent Dawn

https://youtu.be/5TzHItUUzPE Like what you've seen? Tell me and others on social media with #ImminentDawn. And stay tuned... I'll be premiering a second trailer closer to Imminent Dawn's debut on January 28th, 2019. If you’d like these posts or updates about EMPATHY: Imminent Dawn delivered to your inbox, you can subscribe to my newsletter.

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Registration Now Open for 30th Annual Writers’ Institute!

Ready, set, register! The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Division of Continuing Studies in Writing's 30th Annual Writers' Institute has now opened registration for its April 2019 conference. What's the Writers' Institute? The Writers' Institute is the Midwest's premiere writing conference. Every year, it brings in hundreds of attendees from across the country and all corners of… Continue reading Registration Now Open for 30th Annual Writers’ Institute!

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The Edits Are In!

This week I received my editor’s notes for EMPATHY: Imminent Dawn, which has given me an opportunity to immerse myself in this particular installment of the story for the first time in months. Since the arrival of my editor’s input, I’ve been hard at work to implement her suggested changes, as well as a number of… Continue reading The Edits Are In!

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On Letting Go

As of Sunday morning, Accounting for It All is... done. Like, done done. Done as in I'll never touch the manuscript again. No, I'm not giving up on a project; on the contrary, my little book baby is (almost) all grown up! As we speak, it's being formatted for eBook and print, and will, soon enough, be turned into… Continue reading On Letting Go

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Bro, Do You Even Copyedit?

Last Friday, I completed the copyedits for Accounting for it All, which is good news since the book is now out in less than a month! This round of edits was especially grueling, both because copyedits require a sharp look at the text itself, and also because of the timeline on which they had to be… Continue reading Bro, Do You Even Copyedit?