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Ask the Author: favorite character

Ask the Author – the Question: Of all your books, do you have a favorite character? *looks into the camera again* Not to repeat myself from last week, but oh, come on! Honestly, this is sort of like a favorite child question. First, it’s hard to pick because of course I *do* love them all, and second, I actually feel guilty admitting that I *do* have some favorites, as if they might somehow be offended. And at the same time, well…I do have some favorites. :) I mean, my leads,…

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Reader Question Round-Up

I got a bunch of short-answer (not essay!) questions from readers recently, so I’m going to do a hit-and-run with some of them! Pamela asks Will we get more Negotiator series books? There’s a faint possibility that in the looooong term the answer to this is yes, but for all intents and purposes, no. :) Deborah asks Of all your books, do you have a favorite character? Yes. :) Kathy asks: Now that Walker Papers is wrapped up, what’s next? Will you continue in the same genre or branch out…

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Reader Questions: Process & Pagecount

Lots of process questions, so I’m going to tuck them together into one and answer different aspects of questions people have asked! Lola & Anne just want straight-up process discussion, which you’d think I’d have covered with the posts for the last couple of weeks, but you’d be wrooooong. :) Then Kat Bonson follows up with How does your writing process work (e.g. do you write specific # of pages a day or is it a hit & miss kind of thing)? How does your agent/editor fit into your process?…

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