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On Reading Romance

  By Susan Carlisle Susan Carlisle “Hey, Miss Maggie.” “Hi darlin’. How you doing?” Miss Maggie poured a cup of tea and placed it on the bar in the kitchen as I slid onto one of the stools. “I’m great. I’ve just been sitting by the fire reading a romance. ” “Then maybe you can […]

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Where Story Ideas Come From

by Linsey Lanier I’m an antsy, agitated writer. When I get an idea for a story, I get excited and run with it, almost hyperventilating as I get down the flurry of words. I let the tale take me wherever it will for the first thirty pages or so, and by that time, I usually […]

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Gone with the Remington

by Linsey Lanier The other week, hubby and I watched a biography on Georgia Public television of Margaret Mitchell (author of Gone With the Wind, as everyone knows). Margaret Mitchell led an interesting life and was just as feisty as the famous heroine she created. After attending Smith College, instead of becoming a carefree Southern […]

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Would “Gone with the Wind” be Rejected Today?

by Linsey Lanier They say readers want heroines they can identify with. Someone human they can empathize with. Someone they can respect. Someone they want to be. Someone they’d want as a friend. That’s a tall order. In my experience, it’s hard to write a heroine readers will fall in love with. The female protagonists […]

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