Snow Days

- by Dianne Drake

I watched the snow storm yesterday, and if left me with some odd questions. 1. Why did the store sell out of milk and bread? That’s a question I’ve never had answered. Quick, run to the store for milk and bread, we’re having a blizzard! I, for one bought neither. In fact, my cart (I […]

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How Much of Yourself Goes Into Your Book?

- by Dianne Drake

I did something recently that I’ve never done. I wrote a story about me, fictionalized it, embellished parts, changed some facts to make it more interesting, then submitted it to Lou Aronica to be included in I Never Thought I’d See You Again. It was a really difficult thing to do first, because it was […]

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Why I’m Reading a Bad Book

- by Dianne Drake

I’m reading a really bad book right now. Probably the worst book I’ve laid eyes on in the past couple of years. The writing is bad, grammar is wrong in too many places, the historical facts are way off, the historical liberties taken reach way too far for comfort, and we’re not talking by just […]

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April Fools’ Day

- by Dianne Drake

Hello & Happy April Fool’s Day! My April Fools’ Day started like any other day for me. That is, until the first five hours of my work efforts disappeared. Didn’t back up, didn’t materialize any where. Just gone. Poof. Vanished into thin air. It’s happened to me before, and it will happen again. All writers […]

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