Jeffe Kennedy
Fantasy. Power. Passion

When Mentors Go Bad: Writing Advice Red Flags

Posted Apr 23 2017 in , , , , , , ,

This clematis I planted late last summer has been early to bloom this spring. Such a lovely new visitor to the garden! Our topic this week at the SFF Seven is Paying it Forward: How We Serve as Mentors for Tomorrow’s New Writers. There’s lots of ways to do this, and I look forward to hearing […]

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I Believe in Unicorns

Posted Apr 16 2017 in , , ,

This week we’re asking the question: What’s the Greatest Myth or Legend You Wish Were True & Why?   My reply to this sort of thing, deep in the still idealistic abyss of my heart – which I’ve carried surprisingly untainted by collisions with reality since my childhood – is “what makes you think they’re not […]

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Early Stages – Who Should Help You Plot?

Posted Apr 2 2017 in , , ,

In keeping with our story-writing theme – last week we talked about how much space to give to the denouement – our topic at the SFF Seven this week focuses on the Early Stages of Plot Development. Do we work alone, with critique partner, developmental editor, or in a round-table group.   My answer is […]

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Writing the Denouement – What’s the Right Amount of Wrap-up?

Posted Mar 26 2017 in , , , , , , ,

So… this is *MY* big news this week. How about you all? Tee hee hee! Yeah, okay, I’m still in a daze, totally gobsmacked, and running about in this kind of gleeful haze where I whisper to myself, “My fantasy romance, THE PAGES OF THE MIND, finaled in Paranormal Romance in RWA’s RITA® awards!!!” To […]

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When Writing Is Work: Finding the Fun Again

Posted Mar 19 2017 in , , , , , , ,

Yesterday I got to take my stand-up paddle board out for a jaunt on Lake Sumner in New Mexico. It was a gorgeous day – warm and still, the water cool but not freezing. To my delighted surprise, I hadn’t lost my skill with it since last fall. Rather, I’d improved! My balance and strength […]

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