Category Archives: Rachel Bukey on Writing

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I have just been through the most challenging several months of my life so far. Without going into all the gory details, suffice to say that facing a loved one’s grim health diagnosis, medical emergencies attendant to that, spending way … Continue reading

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Stuck in Query Limbo

I just finished sending off my first batch of query letters for my second mystery novel. Querying, along with losing my-fall-into winter extra pounds was among the things I targeted for January. (I don’t call them resolutions.) Any writer who … Continue reading

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Targeting 2015

I always feel a bit like a sheep during the first week of January. You know how it is. Everywhere people are talking about resolutions and I can’t help following along. I have resolutions too. The problem is I don’t … Continue reading

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A Hotel Room of One’s Own – In Seattle

Last Sunday morning, as I sat in my living room listening to Bach and reading The New York Times, I came across this great article in T Magazine called A Hotel Room of One’s Own. You’ve probably already noticed from … Continue reading

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Book Launch!

Yes! The time is near! Remember that post back in May when I described how it felt to actually see and hold in my own two hands the proof copy of my mystery novel? Well, that copy was proofed and … Continue reading

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It’s a Book!

On Friday I held, in my own two hands, the proof copy of my first mystery novel, Leap of Faith. It gave me goose bumps. It made me smile until my face hurt. It made me dance around the room, … Continue reading

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Going Public

I’ve spent the last ten years or so quietly writing. First I wrote a mystery novel, then I got an agent, then the mystery novel didn’t sell. Then I felt insecure and didn’t write for a long while. Then I … Continue reading

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