Tag Archives: writing with passion

Dirt & Bones: Pottery and Playdough

Last fall my husband dug up a bit of what he calls “gumbo” and what area potters call “Pickford clay.” I ran a few Facebook posts about it as I tempered it with sand and molded it into a sort-of … Continue reading

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Dirt & Bones: Words, Words, Words

My current manuscript (the first book of the BONE FIRE Duet) is set more than 7,000 years ago in the Wallachian Plains of Eastern Europe (now part of Romania). My main male character is Jorn the Word Singer. One of … Continue reading

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36. Plot Redux

YOUR Novel! My dad has always been one of my alpha readers. He’s a speed reader. For him it’s all about story. My third draft is all about plot, and as I rewrite, I try to see what I’ve written “through my … Continue reading

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Heart Breaker

I love the story about the elderly Athabascan woman who was asked how to make moosehide moccasins.  Her reply?  “Well, first you kill a moose.” In other words, have a seat.  This is going to take a while. When I’m asked, “How do you … Continue reading

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Do you ever have one of those days? You know, an “oh rats!” day.  Usually I love Mondays.  That’s because I love my job, which is writing novels. I don’t write on the weekends, so Monday is my “Hooray! I-get-to-write-again” … Continue reading

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Your Question – Justin Knabe asks: Do you write what you are passionate about or what is selling?  I have a lot of great ideas, but that is as far as it goes. Sue’s reply:   I am currently trying to jump-start … Continue reading

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