Month: June 2021

Writers often are asked, “What is your strength?  Narrative or dialogue?”  That’s an easy question for me to answer.  My writing strength is dialogue. My characters’ dialogue rarely changes between the rough draft and the published version. My narrative passages, on the other hand, will go through five or more drafts.  I blame my journalism…

Angel of Mercy is the first novel I published, but it is not the first novel I wrote.  In the last blog, I introduced you to my early, unpublished work.  Most of it was written while I was in high school, although a few stories were written either earlier or later. The oldest work is…