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#fridayreads Book Excerpt – Evelyn Evolving

Posted by mcm0704 on April 28, 2017 |

It is only fitting that, on this day in particular, I continue sharing excerpts from the book I’m writing about my mother. This is her birthday. She died three years ago at age 95, and I still miss her. I am not sure when I will never miss her, or even if that is possible. […]

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Flying Fish?

Posted by mcm0704 on April 26, 2017 |

Please help me welcome Gwen Mayo, half of the writing team of Gwen Mayo and Sarah Glenn who penned Murder on the Mullet Express, which I reviewed last Sunday. I thought the little details about the trains and the steam engines rang very true in the book, and here’s why: As a certified locomotive engineer, and […]

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Book Review – Murder on the Mullet Express

Posted by mcm0704 on April 23, 2017 |

Murder on the Mullet Express Gwen Mayo and Sarah Glenn ISBN -13: 978-0-9964209-7-6 (Print), 978-0-9964209-8-3 (Kindle) Publisher: Mystery and Horror, LLC Paperback January 2017 BOOK BLURB: It’s 1926. The West Coast Development Company is staging its biggest land deal in Homosassa, Florida, selling pieces of a planned city to speculators who dream of a tropical […]

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#Fridayreads Book Excerpt – Evelyn Evolving

Posted by mcm0704 on April 21, 2017 |

So, this morning when I came into my office to work on a blog, the ending for a short story I’d been working on popped into my head. I opened the story, thinking to just add some notes, but the narrative, and dialogue, was flowing, so I went with the flow. Almost two hours later, […]

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Advice to the Lovelorn

Posted by mcm0704 on April 19, 2017 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with a story about Dewey and his failed love life. The guys are all down at the Mule Barn Truck Stop for the daily ration of coffee and gossip. Grab a donut and join them. You don’t have to gossip, you can just listen. Enjoy…. We knew. We looked […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on April 17, 2017 |

Spring mornings in East Texas are just made for taking walks, planting flowers, and then snapping pictures of said flowers. All too soon it will be blistering hot, so I am taking full advantage of the lovely weather. Here’s a close up of the flowers that shows the colors a bit better. I guess if I want really […]

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Happy Easter – Happy Spring

Posted by mcm0704 on April 16, 2017 |

I want to wish everyone who celebrates Easter a happy and blessed Holiday. No matter what religion one espouses, spring is always a time of great renewal of our earth as flowers blossom, trees burst forth with new leaves, and there seems to be an air of great anticipation and eagerness about us. So I hope […]

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Characters Give Advice

Posted by mcm0704 on April 12, 2017 |

Help me welcome Kristy Woodson Harvey as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. She is chatting with some of the characters from her upcoming release, Slightly South of Simple, which I reviewed here on Sunday. This is a terrific story of the complexities of relationships and how four women sort theirs out.  While we read some advice from ladies, […]

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Book Review – Slightly South of Simple by Kristy Woodson Harvey

Posted by mcm0704 on April 9, 2017 |

Slightly South of Simple Kristy Woodson Harvey File Size: 4819 KB Print Length: 400 pages Publisher: Gallery Books (April 25, 2017) Publication Date: April 25, 2017 Sold by: Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc Language: English ASIN: B01HMXRUQE BOOK BLURB –  From the next “major voice in Southern fiction” (New York Times bestselling author Elin […]

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#Fridayreads Excerpt From Evelyn Evolving

Posted by mcm0704 on April 7, 2017 |

This is another except from my WIP, Evelyn Evolving. It picks up from the one I posted a couple of weeks ago, introducing my grandmother, Regina. My mother loved pansies, and when I was a kid I would buy her some every Spring and plant them by the front porch of our house. She loved […]

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