Author Archives: Julie Wright

Fantasy and Reality

Tracy Hickman, a writer I greatly admire, wrote an interesting blog the other day about the new TV series Once Upon a Time. He gave a brief synopsis of the story that went like this: “It is about an Evil … Continue reading

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Best and Worst

We used to play a game at my house called Best Part of the Day (I know. We’re brilliant with titles, aren’t we?). It was where everyone went around the table and shared the best part of their day. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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Dear Author . . .

I spent a bit of time perusing the Dear Author for the romance category boards over on Amazon. It was hilarious . . . until it wasn’t. I’m in the process of editing one of my earlier manuscripts that I have … Continue reading

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Signs

In college, there was a patch of lawn on campus surrounded by signs insisting the students keep off the grass. While walking to class one day with a friend of mine (majoring in accounting), he veered to the left, obeying … Continue reading

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Vilify Me

In a book I finished several months ago, I had an epiphany about villains. They don’t think they’re villains. The evil cheerleader who picks on the ugly girl with glasses? She doesn’t think she’s evil. Maybe she’s picking on the … Continue reading

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I think the best; I expect the best.

My father was once the president of the Optimist International Club. Yes, optimists have a club and yes, they’ve really gone international. At the age of thirteen, I came home with a mountain of homework to do and plowed into … Continue reading

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