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Louise's Latest Blogs

Mar.24.2014 - 1:43 pm
Twenty Feet from Stardom
            “There’s never a level playing field,” says Sting, in the brilliant documentary Twenty Feet from Stardom. ...
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Sep.06.2013 - 8:00 am
One of the best compliments I've ever received from a reader was from someone who said, "I couldn't wait to go to bed so I could get back to your book.  You know how that is...
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Aug.29.2013 - 11:27 am
  Recently, a terrible crime was committed in Spokane, Washington, and the remarks of the police chief afterward occasioned discussion about whether crime is worse now than...
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Aug.11.2013 - 5:39 pm
Buying books is easier than ever in this age of e-books.  The Kindle, the Nook, the iPad, and the other devices make it simple to order, download, and consume books without...
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Comments from Louise

Jan.26.2013 - 9:21 am
In response to: How to Tell If a Loved One Has Dementia
I just want to say I'm sorry for your loss.  You've written a concise, helpful article, and I appreciate it, but...
Sep.05.2012 - 7:10 am
In response to: How I Write a Novel: Part One
I also begin with characters, but I have that vague shadow of a plot in mind before I begin.  It's a comfort as...
Feb.05.2011 - 12:44 pm
In response to: Censoring Huckleberry Finn
Thanks, Cherylyn.  :-)
Jan.19.2011 - 8:41 am
In response to: Censoring Huckleberry Finn
So interesting! QED indeed.
Nov.29.2010 - 5:41 pm
In response to: The Writer Unblocked
Your husband is a wise man.

Published Reviews

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Dec.08.2012
Published by VOYA Magazine
A compelling mystery and crime drama unfolds as Tory Lake tries to build a new life for herself as Paulette Chambers. Tory, a Vermont therapist, is desperate to protect her son...