Category Archives: Writing

There’s Magic in the Air

Do you have a young reader in your life who loves the world of dance? Larkspur, and its exciting sequel Return to Larkspur, are fantasy adventure novels that will keep your 7-12 year olds on the edge of their seats! … Continue reading

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Use Music to Inspire Your Writing

Do you listen to music while you write? I’ve heard that many writers do. I actually find listening to music WHILE I write a bit distracting, but listening to music as a part of the writing process has been extremely … Continue reading

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FREE Advice on How to Write a Query Letter

There are so many people out there willing to share valuable information with other writers, for a price! However, I recently discovered this website that offers FREE advice about writing query letters; something many of us struggle with! This query … Continue reading

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Writing Historical Fiction

How can you write what you know if you’re writing historical fiction? “We grow up being told to “write” what we “know”, but history is the unknown. You have to learn almost everything about a period and the social customs just … Continue reading

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Author Interview!

Proud to share with you my FIRST AUTHOR INTERVIEW with Clean Indie Reads: CIR:  What inspired you to write the Larkspur series? HAWKINS:  At age 11, my daughter was struggling to find a book that really grabbed her attention. She … Continue reading

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Write it Down!

            I recently did an author presentation at a local elementary school. I love talking with kids about the joy of writing, and seek to inspire them to become writers themselves. Our children are the … Continue reading

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