Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Riveting Read

The Drake House, by Kelly Moran, was an interesting and intriguing read. I love to find new to me authors. If I likened Moran’s book to a satisfying meal, the story had a paranormal main dish, and it served up a murder mystery and a … Continue reading

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Blue Sparkly Places

I love synchronicity. It seems whenever I’m truly frustrated and questioning an answer will come from what seems to be out of the blue. You know that wild blue yonder, that magical place, otherwise known as the universe. Or is … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday

I’m featured on the lovely Christine Ashworth blog today as her guest on Writer Wednesday. If you think there might even be one tiny thing you don’t know about me and my journey, like that’s possible, come on over. Seriously, she … Continue reading

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Queens of Snark and Chocolate

I watched back to back episodes of The Golden Girls a couple of nights ago. Four shows in all, and honestly I loved them, although some episodes I had seen before. Worn out physically and emotionally, I had literally collapsed … Continue reading

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Interview: JL Hammer

Good morning. Welcome to a discussion with author, J. L. Hammer. J.L. is a new member of LARA, the Los Angeles chapter of Romance Writers of America, and is also a member of International Thriller Writers. Outmaneuvered is her second … Continue reading

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Oodles of Poodles: Reviewed by Humphrey

“Poodles?” Humphrey said loudly. “Oodles of Poodles, well, finally…an animal story…do they talk?” “Knock it off Humph,” I said softly, while covering the speaker end of the phone’s handset. “It’s an ARC. I’m going to review it.” “Thought you only … Continue reading

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Salubrious and Laborious

Here’s the topic of the day: Big words. What do you think about an author using big words in a novel? You know the $20 dollar words. Wasn’t it E.B. White (Strunk and White, The Elements of Style) who said … Continue reading

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