Tag Archives: The Osgoode Trilogy

I’ve been puzzling over this one?


I’ve read that Daniel Defoe, author of Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders once said: “…how frequently in the course of our lives the evil which in itself we seek most to shun, and which, when we are fallen into it, … Continue reading

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Amazon/Penguin Contest, Literary agents


At 12:01 am, January 24th, the Amazon, Penguin Breakthrough Novel Contest opened. At 12:01.5, I began to enter all my documents for The Drawing Lesson,–the Description, the Pitch, the first 5000 words and then the manuscript itself. I pictured the … Continue reading

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Re-learning Old Lessons


This writer has to re-learn old lessons. Continue reading

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Literary Agents?


Surprise from the Indie Author. I’ve writing about indie publishing for quite awhile now and have been exploring social media and promotion of various kinds. But for me, it’s a bit of a problem. I know that a lot of … Continue reading

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A Romance: How a place gets into novels…


Venice is filled with canals and Squares surrounded by ancient palazzos—perfect places to linger and reflect. Narrow fog-ridden calles run like silken spider-webs connecting the Squares and taking me ever onward in exploration of the city and myself. I am a writer and a photographer and I am in love with Venice. Continue reading

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Where do characters come from?


I’ve been talking about The Drawing Lesson, but I’m now thinking back to my very first novel, Conduct in Question, the first in The Osgoode Trilogy, where I worked hard to produce my very first evil character. Have you ever … Continue reading

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The Fate of Pryde, The Second in the Trilogy of Remembrance


I’m a long way from publishing but I’ve finished a first draft of this novel, provisionally entitled the Fate of Pryde.  Back in February, I started reading and making some notes to collect my thoughts. Then I started writing it … Continue reading

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