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Shaking My Head and Chuckling

I received positive responses from two potential publishers this week. Both are interested in my mss. and included some advice for re-writes, "par for the course." Some of the synthesized comments included:

- Plot too complicated

- Plot too simple

- Too much dialogue

- Not enough dialogue

- Too many characters

- Needs more characters

- Moves too quickly from one scene to the next

- Moves too slowly from one scene to the next

- Not enough… Continue

Added by Kristine on January 16, 2009 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Stille Nacht

Hassled, harried, stressed-out? This time of year gets a little nutty, huh? Take just over two minutes to enjoy Manheim Steamroller's exquisite rendition of Silent Night.

Best wishes for a bright and blessed season of celebration.

Merry Christmas.

Added by Kristine on December 19, 2008 at 11:04pm — No Comments

In Hibernation

Heartsong Presents, the inspirational romance imprint of Barbour Books, has accepted my query and story synopsis as well as the first three chapters of my novel, Heavincense. Set in present-day California and Washington State, Heavincense tells the story of love lost and found between primary characters Pearl and Kevan Marsten and their enigmatic Christian neighbor, Pete, who's suffered his own personal tragedies. Pete helps the estranged couple as well as… Continue

Added by Kristine on November 17, 2008 at 6:56pm — No Comments

“Hand over the chocolate and no one gets hurt!”

Whenver I'm sitting down - which isn't very often - I feel compelled to be reading something. Anything. Even the back of a cereal box. I've loved books since mom and dad read aloud to me as a little sprout. If I'm not reading, I'm usually writing. My newest title, Guys and Other Near Humans was released last spring by Uncial Press.

I've authored ten books to date, including… Continue

Added by Kristine on November 6, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

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