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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on January 14, 2011 |

Today’s Odds and Ends are going to be a little different. I’m going to have a couple of guests on my blog this coming week and I wanted to give a little introduction today. Monday, Linda Faulkner will be here to offer some tips on the business side of writing. As much as we hate […]

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Pretty Pictures

Posted by mcm0704 on January 12, 2011 |

My Liitle Barn Instead of doing one of my usual rants about something, I thought I would just share some pictures I took this morning. Texas has some of the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets that I have ever seen, and this morning was a great one. I’m glad my animals woke me up in […]

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Book Review: Bird Lives! by Bill Moody

Posted by mcm0704 on January 10, 2011 |

Since I missed my usual Sunday review yesterday, I thought I would post one today.  Again, thanks to Carl Brookins for sending the reviews. Bird Lives!Author, Bill MoodyPublisher: WalkerISBN: 0-8027-3327-1pub. date: 1999248 pages, hardcover Another fine novel in the Evan Horn series.  A smoothly written psychological thriller.  it’s tight, fast-paced, and should greatly please fans […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on January 7, 2011 |

It might seem a bit odd to be doing this in the dead of winter, but I have been digging in my garden the last few days, turning a few rows a day. I remember when I used to be able to turn the whole plot in an afternoon. That young person is hidden somewhere […]

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Good News

Posted by mcm0704 on January 5, 2011 |

I called to order copies of my latest book, Open Season, for a launch party later this month and found out the first print run has sold out and there are a number of back orders. Wowser, the book just came out December 15th  for library purchase first, then to the general public the first […]

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Redemption or Just Good PR?

Posted by mcm0704 on January 3, 2011 |

The other day my son and I were talking about Michael Vick and his comeback with the Eagles. I said I thought he should have been banned from pro football after the whole dog-fighting fiasco. My son countered that Vick had “paid the price. He got a lot more than just a slap on the […]

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Book Review: Absolution by Susan Fleet

Posted by mcm0704 on January 2, 2011 |

AbsolutionBy Susan FleetISBN: 978-1-4357-0841-9Pub. 2008, Lulu & Kindle This brutal, dark and explicit novel has a compelling drive to the third-person narrative that makes it difficult to stop reading.  In part, I suspect, readers may be drawn on by an almost irresistible desire to learn how much further the author is willing to go. Set […]

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Happy New Year

Posted by mcm0704 on January 1, 2011 |

It’s official, 2011 started just 12 hours ago for those of us in the Central time zone of the U.S.A. I can’t say exactly when for the rest of you. Get your own calculator out. LOL A friend sent me a link to this cute New Year’s Card so I thought I would share it […]

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