Advice For Aspiring Authors

Posted by mcm0704 on March 21, 2018 |

My guest today is Kate Murdoch, the author of Stone Circle, a historical  fantasy novel set in  Renaissance Italy that was released December 2017. She is sharing some tips on the business of writing for those considering writing a novel and seeking publication. As she says, getting from that first word on paper to a published book is not […]

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It’s Never Too Late

Posted by mcm0704 on March 7, 2018 |

Please help me welcome Linda L. Osmundson as this week’s Wednesday’s Guest. Linda is an award-winning author of a series of books for young readers, How the West was Drawn, that focuses on famous Western Artists, introducing young readers to the wonderful world of art. Join me with a cup of tea and enjoy her post. […]

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Love Overcomes All Obstacles

Posted by mcm0704 on February 21, 2018 |

Slim Randles is my guest today with another installment in the on-going romance between Dewey, the Fertilizer King, and Emily, his marketing guru. They are just two of the endearing characters in the series of Home Country columns Slim shares with readers across the country in newspapers and blogs. I was first introduced to Slim […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on February 12, 2018 |

Starting my third week with no Internet service, thanks to Cable One who lost my initial order that was placed January 29th. The service was supposed to be installed within a few days, but that didn’t happen, so I called back the following Monday. This time I was told that they could not find a […]

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Unrequited Love

Posted by mcm0704 on February 8, 2018 |

Looking ahead to Valentine’s Day next week, Slim Randles is here as my guest today, sharing a story of undying love. Dewey, one of the guys from the Mule Barn Truck Stop has long pined for Emily, despite wondering how she could ever love a man who shoveled manure for a living. Yet, hope prevails. […]

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Looking Ahead to Christmas

Posted by mcm0704 on December 11, 2017 |

Due to the hustle and bustle of holiday preparations added to the hustle and bustle of moving preparations, there is not much time for writing right now, so this may be the last blog post until closer to Christmas. The following is an excerpt from my humorous memoir, A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck, […]

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Monday Fun and a Free Book

Posted by mcm0704 on December 4, 2017 |

Thought I’d start the day with a fun meme. I love this little kitty, and she can steal my mouse any time she wants. Things are getting busier and busier for me as I get closer to my moving date, which will be sometime right after Christmas. Adding all the things that have to be […]

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Are You A Hunter?

Posted by mcm0704 on November 3, 2017 |

Fall is the time for hunting for a lot of people – birds, deer and other game. Many hunters do it to help feed their families, but some do it just for sport. Slim Randles is here with a story of one man who does hunt for food, but may not always shoot. Join me […]

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On the Brink of War?

Posted by mcm0704 on October 13, 2017 |

Before the heart of this blog post, I’ll share a picture of one of my cats. Hermione is so hard to photograph as she always runs from the camera, I had to snap this one of her basking in the sunlight the other morning. It was a chilly morning here in East Texas, and all the […]

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Book Preview – Shadow Stalker by Renee Scattergood

Posted by mcm0704 on September 24, 2017 |

Shadow Stalker Renee Scattergood ASIN: B00VI2ZCY8 Renee Scattergood Print Length: 272 pages April 18, 2015 Genre: English   BOOK BLURB:  A young shadow stalker is destined to enslave the people of the Serpent Isles, and the Galvadi Empire wants this child of prophecy dead. Auren Trask’s perfectly normal life is disrupted when the Galvadi invade, and […]

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