The Next Big Thing

Posted by mcm0704 on December 7, 2012 |

My writer friend, Stephanie Neighbour, gave me the job… er, challenge… er honor of participating in a game of virtual tag. Stephanie asked me to participate in The Next Big Thing where I will answer ten questions about my work in progress and choose five other writers/bloggers/authors who will be tagged at the end of […]

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I Need a Leash

Posted by mcm0704 on September 14, 2012 |

To understand the title of this blog post, I have to fill you in on my morning. My plan was to finish up some interview questions for Martha Alderson, The Plot Whisperer, who is going to be a guest at The Blood Red pencil later this month. Yes, you read that right, The Plot Whisperer, […]

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Book Blog Tours

Posted by mcm0704 on June 18, 2012 |

  First I want to remind everyone about the new book,  The Corner Cafe: A Tasty Collection of Short Stories, prepared by the BBT Cafe Authors, an online group of which I’m happy to be a member. This month, our group is on tour, promoting The Corner Cafe, and a full list of blog stops […]

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Come Visit me on Another Blog

Posted by mcm0704 on February 21, 2012 |

Today I am a guest at Morgan Mandel’s Sweet Not Spicy blog where I am sharing the story of my father’s late-in-life marriage. He married for a third time at the age of 81 after losing his second wife, and proved that love has no age limit. A story I wrote about a couple much […]

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Come Visit me on Another Blog

Posted by mcm0704 on February 9, 2012 |

Today I am over at Morgan Mandel’s blog Spunky Seniors. She started this blog to celebrate men and women who are doing fun, exciting, adventurous or unusual things in their more advanced years. I visit when I can and it is always fun to see all the wonderful things writers have shared in previous posts.   […]

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Wednesday’s Guest – Morgan Mandel

Posted by mcm0704 on January 25, 2012 |

Please welcome Morgan Mandel to the blog today as she shares an excerpt from her latest book, as well as some background on the Fountain of Youth.Today is my day to post on The Blood Red Pencil, where I blogged about mystery book awards. This excerpt is from Chapter Five – From the heroine, Dorrie […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on January 23, 2012 |

I read an interesting column by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times about the worth of good teachers. His column was actually about great teachers and reported on a study that showed that “the difference between a strong teacher and a weak teacher lasts a lifetime.” He quoted some statistics that indicate a student […]

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Book Review – Forever Young: Blessing or Curse by Morgan Mandel

Posted by mcm0704 on January 22, 2012 |

Forever Young: Blessing or CurseMorgan Mandele-BookRelease date: December 2011 Middle-aged Dorrie Donato, is newly widowed and realizes she has to find a way to pay outstanding bills from years her husband had been out of work. He had started a new job at the Life is for Living Institute, but he hadn’t worked there long […]

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One Lovely Blog Award

Posted by mcm0704 on August 11, 2009 |

My friend and fellow author, Ginger Simpson, surprised me with the One Lovely Blog Award yesterday. She made the announcement on her blog, Dishin’ It Out. I was really touched by the reason she chose me and this is what she wrote about me: A great friend and confidante, and a very smart lady. She […]

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I’ve been tagged

Posted by mcm0704 on October 3, 2008 |

Morgan Mandel from http://morganmandel.blogspot.com/ tagged me to write six book things about myself. I don’t know where this started or where the rules are, but apparently we are to write six things about ourselves then tag some folks to do the same. Hope the folks I tag are up for the fun and not irritated […]

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