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L. Darby Gibbs
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Writing, me and writing, and mostly about writing.
Writing, me and writing, and mostly about writing.

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A Stab at a Self-interview: Question 11 ~ research & writing
Capuchin Catacombs of Polermo overlaid. Do you do much research before you write? I sure do. During and after, as well. But none more than I am doing for the book I am currently writing. It is the fifth book in the Students of Jump series, and it takes plac...

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Non-writing life: Includes dogs
I mentioned in a previous post that my dogs have been keeping me rather busy. I thought I would post about that now because when I learn something new that brings about positive results in my life and those I care about I want to share it with others. I hav...

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A Stab at a Self-interview: Question 10 ~ Newsletter news
Buttons What have you been doing that's writing related but not actually writing one of your books? I'm glad you asked because I have taken the plunge and am busy putting together a newsletter subscriber system. I'm a newbie at this particular process, so I...

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A Stab at a Self-interview: Question 9 ~ Social media and me
Do you spend a lot of time on social media? Hmm. Not like I used to. In the past I gave a lot of time to Twitter and Google+ (made a lovely friend and joined a wonderful group). I have an account with Pinterest and Goodreads as well, but I visit rarely. I'v...

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A Stab at a self-interview: Question 8 ~ losing a draft to electronic failure
Have you ever lost a manuscript or partial draft to electronic failure? Happily, I can say no. But there is more to my answer than that. I can say no because I have several different automated backups that I use because I have had computers throw up their h...

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A Stab at a Self-interview: Question 7 ~ prequel to a series?
  Would you consider writing a prequel for either of your series? Actually, I do have a prequel in mind for the Standing Stone series. It would focus on the backstory of the Wielder Wain which is an important event that occurred 16 years prior to the first ...

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A Stab at a Self-interview ~ Question 6
Who is one of your favorite characters from  the Standing Stone series? The Mabra - cryptic old woman When I starting thinking about my answer to this question, I knew immediately who I would name and had a pretty good idea why I was choosing him. But the m...

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A Stab at a self-interview ~ Question 5
Who is one of your favorite characters from the Students of Jump series? That depends on what you mean by character. Human character: I would say Mick Jenkins from books 1, 2 and 3. Non-human character: Puff from book 4. Mick Jenkins: I really like Mick bec...

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A Stab at a Self-interview ~ Question 4
If your next book was not science fiction or fantasy what genre would it be in? I'm a bit split on which it would be. I write quite a bit of poetry. I have the beginnings of a series of selections all based on pieces of heirloom china I have received from v...

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A Stab at a self-interview: question 3
Do you have another series planned? My husband and I have a time travel series planned. We will not be writing on it until the Standing Stone series is complete and the fifth book in the Students of Jump series is out. It will be written for the New Adult m...
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