Author: Sandra Lynn

FOR YOUR SPECIAL VALENTINE!

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It’s that time of year again.  You love her.  You say you love her.  Well guys, she’ll believe it when she sees it, and that means flowers, jewelry, and trips out of town to her ideal hide-away.  “But,” you say to yourself, “I can’t afford all that!”  That’s where I come in.  If she sent …

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Living with my characters!

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Periodically, especially if I am in an interview or book event, people will ask me about my writing process.  It is a personal question to ask a writer and I wonder if many really tell the whole truth about the processes they use.  Mentally, when I was “living with my characters”  for six months I …

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Christmas Special

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For all of you wonderful book lovers out there – do I have a special for you!  Did you enjoy VANESSA – a Love Story?  Would you like to get a copy for a friend?  Make sure she is a real friend because if not, she will not read the book.  Make sure she appreciates …

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Math Competencies and Peace of Mind

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As parents go about their normal routines and children struggle to make sense of their requirements at school, some things often get lost in the mix.  These lost items are often topics like fractions, word problems, algebra concepts (integers, factoring, equations, radicals), logic, proofs in geometry, etc.  In Virginia they have a fix:  they count …

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The Practice of Being a Writer

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Often I meet people who tell me that they have had a story idea for some time.  Or, they tell me that others suggest that they write a book.  My contention is that everyone can be a writer, because everyone has a story to tell.  But, having a story to tell and being a writer …

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Writing Seductively – an Excerpt

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I remember when the style for my novel VANESSA – a Love Story was conceived.  I had been in a creative writing class, and had been told by one of the male students that I had a “seductive” way of writing.  That description supplanted anything else I had ever been told about by writing style. The …

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Silencing Writer’s Block? Oh Yeah!

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If you are like me you probably went through high school believing that you could not write worth a damn.  It took me a long time to understand why this was, but finally I found the solution to writer’s block, or to be honest, the solution found me.  Somewhere back in the 1990s I was …

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So – You Want to Write?

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Although I believe every woman is a writer and has a book in her, I am also aware that many women do not understand the value of writing every day. What that amounts to is journaling.  What journaling does is puts you in sync with your writing voice and quiets the negative inner voice that …

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More Feedback on VANESSA

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Having given an overview as to how wonderful the response to VANESSA – a Love Story has been, it is time to share a few of the comments from some of my happiest readers.  Here we go. “I finished the book in two days, and had I not been busy, I would have finished it …

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Feedback from VANESSA – a Love Story

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When a writer does a novel the reaction from readers becomes very important.  Even when one has a successful book already “out there” there is no guarantee that the next book will be equally successful.  After publishing three non-fiction books, I am happy to say that the response to VANESSA – a Love Story has …

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