Category Archives: writers

RIP, Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson. His name may not have the same recognition as King, Rowling,  and Koontz, but you can bet each of these writers learned something from this guy. He was a master storyteller. In the late 1950s, when we lived … Continue reading

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The Trickster – or Not?

Several years ago, we wrote about our trip to a Scottish festival in Orlando and the synchronicity that occurred. The synchro seemed to suggest I should take a particular path with one of my novels.  Here’s the recap of what … Continue reading

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Writer Idea Synchros

  Synchronicities sometimes surface in the oddest ways. A few months ago, I was uploading Lagoon, one of my backlist titles, to smashwords, and received a whole bunch of error messages. So I contacted the woman who had formatted the … Continue reading

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Writers and Ideas

Synchronicities sometimes surface in the oddest ways. The other night, I was uploading Lagoon, one of my backlist titles, to smashwords, and received a whole bunch of error messages. So I contacted the woman who had formatted the book and … Continue reading

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Writers Take Heed

That image represents us, imprisoned by our perceptions. Our daughter, Megan, painted this beauty. ++ Tonight on the Huffington Post, I ran across an article on literary agents that sounded helpful.I was surprised to find it on HP. Both Rob … Continue reading

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The Words

The other night, my daughter, Megan, and I saw  The Words, a rather intriguing film about a writer, played by Bradley Cooper (Limitless). The fact that Cooper was in nearly every scene, that he carried the character of the writer, … Continue reading

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Crossroad Press: One Big Synchronicity Machine

                                                 legendary editor Max Perkins We’ve talked frequently on this blog about paradigm shifts and one of the biggest shifts is occurring in the publishing industry. The days of Max Perkins are definitely gone. As technology opens up all sorts … Continue reading

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That Ole Shadow Trickster

See that guy in the picture? This is how I visualize the shadow trickster. He’s doing a yoga posture that looks relatively easy. You just extend a leg and grab your toes and voila. You’ve got it.  Try it now. … Continue reading

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Twins Suns, Revisited

NASA illustration In January of this year, we did a post called Twin Suns.  To summarize, it’s about an experience we had before our daughter, Megan, was born. A recap: In the late 1980s, my parents, Rob and I went … Continue reading

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Beloved Infidel – the F. Scott Fitzgerald Saga

Rob was teaching another six-week meditation course in a Taekwondo studio at the rear of our gym. It was the fourth session and began with Rob talking a bit about what we were going to do that evening. At the … Continue reading

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The Key

One of our favorite travel activities is reading. On our recent trip to Costa Rica, I had a selection of books – three on my Nook and two actual books. The Passage, by Justin Cronin, is over 700 pages long … Continue reading

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Amanda Hocking

OK, for a change of pace here – from owls to self-published e-book millionaire at the ripe old age of 26! She was rejected by major NY book publishers, but that didn’t stop her. .

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Haunted Heart

The first Stephen King book I read was The Shining. It was a gift from one of my seventh grade Spanish students. He dropped by my apartment one afternoon and just handed me the book. “Ms. Trish, you gotta read … Continue reading

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