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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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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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Book Excerpt – Evelyn Evolving

Posted by mcm0704 on March 20, 2017 |

As I promised on Friday, here is an excerpt from Evelyn Evolving, the book I am writing about my mother’s life. I know little about what happened when my mother was just an infant that caused her father to leave and her mother to abandon Evelyn and her sister, so this is what I made […]

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Weekend Reading

Posted by mcm0704 on March 18, 2017 |

Today I’d like to let you know about a couple of new books and great deals. And what goes better with a good book than a nice cup of tea. Please help yourself. I like mine with a bit of cream and honey, and I love this teacup. My mother-in-law collected pretty teacups and I […]

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Monday Morning Blues

Posted by mcm0704 on March 13, 2017 |

Unless you are one of the few people who love the time changes that we get to experience twice a year, please take a moment to join me in a huge groan.  I particularly dislike the spring-forward time change, as if we are to jump with joy because it feels like 6 a.m. when we […]

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Writing Tips

Posted by mcm0704 on March 10, 2017 |

First this cute meme to start us off with a smile: I had a busy week, interspersed with bouts of pain that had me away from my computer for large amounts of time, so I thought I would offer some writing advice from Kristen Lamb on the blog today. I enjoy her posts on all […]

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