Monthly Archives: August 2016

A FAMOUS CHARACTER IN MY BOOK

SALLY STANFORD is a supporting character in “A Sleuth in Sausalito”. Sally in 1947 —’When you’re married, it’s a duty’ Sally in 1980— Public honors came in her later years  Many people know her as her as the famous madam of … Continue reading

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THE JOYS OF RE-WRITING!

I love words, but sometimes those words have to be changed. Lots of writers hate re-writing, and indeed it can be a challenge, especially if you are making seismic changes–turning your story inside out, or changing the character of the … Continue reading

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MYSTERY WRITERS CONFERENCE

Four the past four days I attended the Mystery Writers Conference in  Corte Madera, which is a little north of San Francisco. It’s the third time I’ve attended in about six years. I always find it so inspiring. There are … Continue reading

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