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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Book Preview- The Long Way Home by K. Langston

Posted by mcm0704 on September 17, 2017 |

Title: The Long Way Home Contemporary Romance by K. Langston Re-release Date: 9-14-17 BLURB: Broken. Shattered. Destroyed. Healing seems impossible. Moving on… Unbearable. I can’t let go of the past. The overwhelming guilt won’t let me. I fight the pain every single day but it’s not getting any easier to carry, and there are days […]

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An Epitaph or An Epithet

Posted by mcm0704 on June 14, 2017 |

Help me welcome Slim Randles as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. He has another fun story from the guys down at the Mule Barn Truck Stop. You just never know what the gang is going to talk about and this conversation is full of toads and spuds and pirates. Read along and enjoy some pie and coffee with […]

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Special Picnics

Posted by mcm0704 on June 7, 2017 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with a thoughtful piece about shyness and friendships. We have all had moments of being extremely shy – well some of us – and maybe feeling so awkward that we could hardly say a word. But maybe not to the extreme of Richard. I hope you enjoy […]

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Coffee and Heavy Thinking

Posted by mcm0704 on April 5, 2017 |

A myriad of problems have kept me mostly offline for the past week – pain in my head and a sick computer. The computer is quickly recovering. Me, not so quickly. So, Slim Randles will continue to entertain you until things get better on the home-front. Today he veers off from humor with a reflective […]

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Creating Secret Identities

Posted by mcm0704 on January 25, 2017 |

Please help me welcome Larry and Carolyn Watts as my guest today. They are the husband and wife team who wrote Dishonored and Forgotten  – a fictional account of a 1950’s narcotics scandal that rocked the Houston, Texas Police Department. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the post about how some characters are created. The thin black man […]

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A New Year

Posted by mcm0704 on January 4, 2017 |

When I read the following offering from Slim Randles to start the New Year, I had to smile. I can relate to Doc. In fact, for probably the last 10 years I have hardly ever stayed up to the midnight hour on New Year’s Eve, preferring to go to bed at my usual time, and […]

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It’s a Street Party

Posted by mcm0704 on December 29, 2016 |

The week between the holidays gets a bit chaotic for many people, myself included, so I am letting Slim Randles entertain you today with an essay. Jasper and Sarah and all the people in this make-believe world do remind me a bit of folks in my small town. Somehow they are more willing to act on impulse […]

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A Holiday Wish

Posted by mcm0704 on December 24, 2016 |

The following is part of a Christmas letter that singer/songwriter George Gagliardi sends to friends and relatives every year. Not the same letter, of course, but his annual musing on Christmas is always spirit-filled and uplifting. This year, he shares some of his personal challenges from 2015 in the first part of the letter, which […]

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