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Back on the Grid – Writing Again

Writing Again! I’ve been off the “grid” for a while because I have recently changed jobs.  I am currently a teacher of family medicine.  Just a few short months ago I was in a busy practice seeing about 100 patients … Continue reading

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A STEP AHEAD OF DEATH

AVAILABLE NOW A Step Ahead of Death A Step Ahead of Death, by Scott McPherson 2nd edition is now LIVE ON AMAZON! Available for Kindle. Reviewers have said:             “A great read!” “I couldn’t put … Continue reading

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Writing a Novel?

How do you begin writing a novel?   My first novel was a training ground for me.  I had always been taught to plan out anything you intend to write for others.  This meant a dreaded outline.  I hate outlines.  … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU READ?

Do you write the way you read? I was recently asked this question and it made me think a little.  I love to read mysteries and thrillers and combinations of these genres.  Two of my novels are, in fact, mysteries … Continue reading

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WRITING HURDLES

Writing Hurdles Everyone I know, who writes, comes up against challenges that leave them speechless.  The dreaded blank page affects everyone at some point.  Here are a few hurdles I have come up against, add yours in comments. What should … Continue reading

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War Memorials – Washington, D.C.

War Memorials – more than a tourist attraction One of my favorite places to visit is Washington D.C.  There are many things to see and learn there and it is an easy city to get around in.  I recently had … Continue reading

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UNMASKED a novel by EM Kaplan – Author Interview

UNMASKED – by Independent Author EM Kaplan Review and Interview I recently committed to downloading and reading self-published authors with a goal of reviewing their works on Amazon.  I realized that I had been focusing upon well-known authors only.  As an … Continue reading

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BE AN AUTHOR

Be an Author (Note That I didn’t say “become”) In my publishing journey I have met many people who say that they “always wanted to be an author.”  The truth is that many of them have already written poems, short … Continue reading

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Support Indie Authors

Do You Support Indie Authors? It recently occurred to me that I needed to do a better job of supporting independent authors.  I have both traditional and self-published novels under my belt, but by far the most rewarding has been … Continue reading

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Beyond the Page: Getting Published

Pushing Beyond the Page: Getting Published Traditional Publishing I don’t claim to have all the answers when it comes to getting your work published.  There are many factors to consider when making the decision about how to publish your work.  … Continue reading

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