Mona Hodgson

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Mona from Arizona writes Nonfiction for Women, Historical Romance, and Children's Books. Her favorite stories include a community of women, sisters and friends, and romance. Her bestselling children's books include, Bedtime in the Southwest and Real Girls of the Bible: A 31-Day Devotional, Follow Mona on her blog at www.monahodgson.com and at http://www.facebook.com/mona.hodgson.

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I try to determine the cause.
Fatigue, I take a nap to give my brain a rest.
Tired of sitting, I go for a brisk walk to get the blood pumping.
Don't know the character well enough to know what she'll do next, I interview her.
Feeling stuck, I'll try changing the point of view character, the setting for the scene, or up the stakes in the conflict.(less)
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“No one was above the law, and no one was below its protection.”
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Tom Blubaugh Hi Mona,

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Blessings,

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