Tag Archives: Lying Eyes

Celebrating Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block.  You’ve heard of it, haven’t you? That dreadful onset of brain-freeze that prevents a writer from writing. I have days where the words flow together like a stroke of genius. And then there are writer’s block days where … Continue reading

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Amy Atwell’s Story

The Amy Atwell I know is driven and multi-talented. I’m sure she’d be a success in any career choice. Speaking as a writer, reader and friend, I’m glad she chose writing. Enjoy! I have always loved books. By the age of ten … Continue reading

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Characters—In Name Only

I skirted this topic a few months ago in my post, A Cat by Any Other Name. But today I want to talk less about pets or real people and more about the characters who keep us glued to a … Continue reading

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Irresistible Covers (and giveaway!)

We all have our happy covers. Give me a cover with a dog or a cat on it, and I’m saying “Awwww” before I know anything about the book. If it’s print, I’ll pick it up to read the back … Continue reading

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The Fine Line Between Fact and Fiction

A few weeks ago, I had a great phone discussion with the talented Cris Dukehart.  You may not know Cris, but she narrates audio books and she happens to be the narrator for the audio version of Lying Eyes. (Read … Continue reading

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Life Is A Gamble

How many of you are prone to stress dreams? Anyone? I am. Big time. My stress dreams are always specific, memorable, and in bold color. And I’m always able to interpret exactly what they mean when I wake up. Like … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Dale Mayer

I’m pleased to welcome freelance writer Dale Mayer to Magical Musings. Dale is multi-pubbed in nonfiction but her true love is the stories that weave through her mind. For the past nine years, she’s written around the daily responsibilities of … Continue reading

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Casting Animal Characters

When I was working in professional theater, we had a saying: “Never perform with animals or small children.” The reason for this is simple. Children and animals are generally cute and immediately likable. They have that awwww factor adults can’t … Continue reading

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Graduating from Unpublished to Published

I feel a little like the new kid in the class, but it’s such an adventure to join the ladies here at Magical Musings and become a part of the regular team.  Since I’ll be appearing every other Tuesday here, … Continue reading

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