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    My Favorite Supporting Character

    It’s easy for writers to fall in love with our characters, and like loving our children, writers love each character for different reasons. I obviously love my main characters, because I spend so much time with them and know them…

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    Who is Ellie Webster?

    Ellie Webster is the main character in my upcoming young adult historical romance Fools Gold. She is an intelligent eighteen-year-old, the responsible older sister to Billy, who she accompanies to the Klondike Gold Rush to save the family farm. Ellie…

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    Skagway, Alaska Territory in 1898

    Skagway, Alaska was the “Gate to the Yukon” in 1898. Thousands of people started their journey to the Klondike Gold Rush through Skagway, most taking a steamship from Seattle to Skagway. Then the stampeders would take either the Chilkoot or…