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Bite the Bullet, Not the Bait

Bite the Bullet, Not the Bait Patricia Grady Cox You’ve worked for years on your novel or nonfiction book. Written, researched, rewritten, edited, and polished. You’ve written your query letters to send with synopsis or book proposal. You’ve attended conferences … Continue reading

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How to Build a Scarecrow – but Should You Bother?

How to Build a Scarecrow – but Should You Bother? by Patricia Grady Cox Recently a flock of pigeons has taken to roosting on the roof of the neighbor’s shed, right near the wall overlooking my pool. I’ve had problems … Continue reading

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The National Farmer’s and Housekeeper’s Cyclopaedia

The National Farmer’s and Housekeeper’s Cyclopaedia by Patricia Cox As a writer of historical fiction, I have an abiding fascination with all things 19th century. So, imagine how thrilled I was to come across The National Farmer’s and Housekeeper’s Cyclopaedia! … Continue reading

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A Personal ZOO

A Personal ZOO by Patricia Grady Cox Several years ago, I noticed an alarming increase in animal attacks against humans. Bears eating people, mountain lions stalking hikers, killer bees, and perhaps the worst of all: that woman who jogged several … Continue reading

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Local Venue Highlights Phoenix-Area Writers

Local Venue Highlights Phoenix-Area Writers by Patricia Grady Cox A friend of mine recently participated in a relatively new event for writers: Spillers. It takes place every three months at the Crescent Ballroom in downtown Phoenix. You can get all … Continue reading

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Some Things Never Change

Some Things Never Change by Patricia Grady Cox I left New England for Arizona 25 years ago. Like many of the pioneer women of the 1800s (sort of), I kept a journal of the trip. My journaling has been hit … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Here!

It’s Almost Here! by Patricia Grady Cox For Arizona readers and writers, the biggest days of the year will be here before you know it. I’m talking about the Tucson Festival of Books. This year it will be held March … Continue reading

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