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Secondary Characters with Sandra Jones

I’m working with an older WIP this week. It began with a target of 50,000 words. Then about a month ago, I was halfway done when I learned that it now needed to be 20,000 words longer for the publisher I’m targeting. Eep! I’m a pantser-plotter, so the outline that I’d painstakingly created on Scrivener and… Continue reading Secondary Characters with Sandra Jones

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Five Things I’d Rather Do on Black Friday by Sandra Jones

I used to love shopping malls. Years ago, I would cash my paycheck, study the sales, and rush to the stores for those holiday doorbusters that were sure to save me oh-so-much money. Yeah, I was a sucker. I’ve finally reached an age where I appreciate time (mine and others’) more than anything my credit card can… Continue reading Five Things I’d Rather Do on Black Friday by Sandra Jones

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Planning a Virtual Book Tour with Sandra Jones

It’s been a long year waiting for my newest historical romance to hit the shelves. Way back in January when I received a contract for  Her Wicked Captain, I was a little eager to send my story out into the world. Okay, maybe I was like biting-my-nails, pulling-out-my-hair anxious! But after having several months to prepare, I’m… Continue reading Planning a Virtual Book Tour with Sandra Jones