Category Archives: Writing Process

“It’s Just Not For Me…”

This almost sounds like the title of that movie, “He’s Just Not That Into You.” But this has to do with a message a reviewer left in my inbox this morning. “I’m sorry. But it’s just not for me.” She … Continue reading

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I’m over at the Soul Mate Authors’ Blog…

talking about how wearing a disguise can help spark your creativity. Check it out, and if you’re participating in NaNoWriMo-best of luck! Cheers! Tracy

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Check out my interview at Behind a Million and One Pages

Hi folks and good early morning to ya. I’m taking time away from writing A Life, Forward, the sequel to A Life, Redefined, to answer questions at the Behind a Million and One Pages blog. Won’t you stop by and … Continue reading

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Artist First Radio, Here I come! (Won’t you please join me?)

Hi folks! I have the amazing opportunity to be interviewed tonight on Artist First Radio, a CBS-affiliated radio show hosted by International bestseller, Ashley Fontainne. Her new thriller, Number Seventy-Five, is about the perils of online dating and is not … Continue reading

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Come and visit…

I’m over at the Soul Mate Authors’ Blog today talking about gratitude. What are you grateful for today? http://smpauthors.wordpress.com/ Cheers! Tracy

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I’m being interviewed…check it out!

Hi folks. Today I’m over at Forever YA, answering questions about writing, inspiration and A Life, Redefined. Check it out! http://foreveryafiction.wordpress.com/ Cheers! Tracy

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Release Day for A Life, Redefined

I’m sitting here at my desk, second cup of coffee gone, staring at the computer screen, thinking. What am I thinking, you ask? I’m pondering what to write about on this release day for A Life, Redefined. I’m also wondering how … Continue reading

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The Perfect Combination of Island and Novel

As I sit on the screened-in porch of a beach house rental in Pawleys Island, SC, I can’t help but think about the beauty that surrounds me. It is raining and has been for a while. The drops create a … Continue reading

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Can Young Adult Novels Be Too Harsh?

Or are the gritty stories what readers want? My new novel, A Life, Redefined, is the story about a 17 year-old high school junior in Appalachia. Her name is Rowan Slone and her life has been tough. I mean, hard. And … Continue reading

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Just a Teeny-Bopper at Heart

My husband calls me a teeny-bopper. By the mere use of this dated descriptive, you can tell my husband and I are not, in fact, teenagers, or anywhere near those tumultuous, emotional, fantastic years. But he tells me that underneath … Continue reading

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