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Friday Fun & Writing Tips

These questions were sent to me by a friend via e-mail, and I thought they were very clever. Put me in mind of comedians George Carlin and Steven Wright, who both gave/give us things to think about with their humor. They were also favorites of mine and my husband’s, and we spent many an evening laughing, …

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Before heading into serious content, I wanted to start the day with this cute meme. Thank goodness the only bodies I have to hide are in fiction. LOL IN THE NEWS The names of people that the president-elect is choosing to fill cabinet posts is most distressing. Steve Bannon, whom The Trumster has tapped as …

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Pleasant Surprises Beat All

Today my Wednesday’s Guest is Terry Korth Fischer, an author and also the Education Director for S&H Publishing. She is here today to share some information about the webinar series that S&H has launched. I forgot to ask her what refreshments she might like, but since she lives in Houston and it is still pretty warm there, …

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Gathering the Facts

Please help me welcome Carl Brookins as today’s Wednesday’s Guest as he shares how we writers gather information for our books. His favorite method happens to be my favorite method, as well. People watching. Grab a piece of coffee cake and read on. Enjoy…. I write commercial fiction. My aim is to explain, entertain others, and …

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Monday Morning Musings

First I want to announce a Fabulous Fall Giveaway I’ve teamed up with 40 other authors of thriller and suspense novels to sponsor this Halloween Contest, giving readers a chance to win a $200, $100, or one of four $25 Amazon gift cards. It’s easy and FREE to enter the Fabulous Fall Giveaway. Just click on the LINK and …

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Before getting into the usual topics on my Friday blog, I wanted to share some exciting news. S&H Publishing is a small publisher with a big heart that releases quality books. I first did business with them when they accepted my story, “To Love Again” for their International collection of short stories –Short & Happy (or not) Now they …

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Friday’s Odds And Ends

First off something to hopefully bring a chuckle: SERIOUS STUFF A Facebook friend recently cautioned me about what I post concerning political issues, as it may not help my career to get in the middle of controversial issues. That friend did so in the nicest, most well-meaning way, but I don’t agree that we should hold …

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Starting off today with a contest. I have been sponsoring back-to-school contests, one of which just ended, and this new one runs until September 12th. The Grand Prize Winner will receive a Kindle Fire as well as one e-book from each of the participating authors! The Runner-Up will receive a selection of 15 e-books from the featured authors. Not too …

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