Tag Archives: Olivia Newport Avenue of Dreams

A Visual Portrait of the Avenue of Dreams

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This post is going to be short and to the point. The Avenue of Dreams series has been in the works since 2009, when I drafted all three stories. And moment has come (cue music) that all three fabulous book covers are available for viewing. So here they are. The Pursuit of Lucy Banning and […]

Are You a Snoopy Neighbor?

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Do you ever wonder what’s going on around your neighborhood that you might not know about? Most of us are not out-and-out snoops. But we are curious. I once crept out at 11:00 at night because someone unfamiliar was in my neighbors’ front yard and I knew they were in South Dakota for five days. […]

What Happens to Unpublished Manuscripts?

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Close to 20 years ago I wrote a book. In those days, you could send a manuscript to an editor at most publishing houses, so I chose one and submitted. I got a very kind non-form letter with an actual name and signature, but it was a rejection. Even then I knew that the news […]