Author Archives: Alida Chaney

About Alida Chaney

I am a writer who is also an RN. I have retired from nursing and plan on spending my time writing. I have finished another mystery novel and am working on a sequel to my published book, Relative Crude

I’m Back

Boy, have I been gone for a while! I thought I’d let people know what I’ve been up to. I went back to work, nursing, full time. I cuts in on my writing but my book Distortions is done and … Continue reading

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Good Morning

Well, I have finished my Advanced Novel Writing class.  It was very good and educational.  I thought I knew what show not tell was…. but Terri Valentine, author, taught me I wasn’t as good as I thought I was.  LOL.  … Continue reading

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Wow!! It’s been awhile!

Hello everyone, Sorry I haven’t been blogging but it’s been pretty busy around this house.  I’m down to my last edit of my current book.  Waiting with anticipation to hear how it went. On the personal front…. We put our … Continue reading

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I think I’ve blogged this before, but…..

I start sending my query letters out this weekend.  Distortions is still being polished but by the time I get anybody wanting to see more it will be done. I’ve realized that every time you read your manuscript you can change … Continue reading

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It’s a glorious morning.

The weather is great.  The sun is out.  The computer is warmed up.  And, the day is going to be a writing day.  Maybe, today will be more than 5 hours.  So…. Been going thru some personal struggles lately, so … Continue reading

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Good Morning

It’s been awhile since I’ve been on the site.  Sorry about that.  Easter, ya know. Well, it’s time to start the business of writing.  Finding an agent.  I know that’s hard and I don’t blame an agent for wanting a … Continue reading

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A Writing Grandmother!

That’s me!   I have to admit that it’s a little hard to do much writing this week.  It’s Spring Break and my oldest granddaughter is home.  It’s Grandma time mostly. I still sneak a little writing in and I am … Continue reading

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