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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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Changing Up Language

Posted by mcm0704 on March 15, 2017 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest, sharing the latest from the Mule Barn Truck Stop. We should all run away when Windy Wilson shows up. Grab a cup of coffee and join the gang as they listen to Windy’s latest great idea.   When Windy walked into the Mule Barn during that cold snap […]

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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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Character Interview

Posted by mcm0704 on March 8, 2017 |

Please join me for an interview with Lyudmilla Hrihorivna, a character from The Woman Behind the Waterfall, that I reviewed here earlier this week. The author, Leonora Meriel has gone undercover as a reporter, to interview Lyuda in her home in a village in Western Ukraine. We can have a piece of honey cake as we […]

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Book Review – The Woman Behind the Waterfall

Posted by mcm0704 on March 5, 2017 |

The Woman Behind the Waterfall Leonora Meriel Literary Fiction, Magic Realism Granite Cloud Publishing: October 1, 2016 ISBN: 1911079239 234 pages – hardback 262 pages – paperback BOOK BLURB – Heartbreak and redemption in the beauty of a Ukrainian village For seven-year old Angela, happiness is exploring the lush countryside around her home in western […]

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Getting Past Hatred

Posted by mcm0704 on February 27, 2017 |

This meme made me smile. The message is a clever response to the adage, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” I’ll take a little sugar and water, please. I’m posting the blog late today. I started writing it this morning, but had to stop because of pain in my head. When the pain eased up, I decided […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 24, 2017 |

Here we are at the end of another week. Hope yours has been a good one. My plan on Monday – looking ahead to a busy week – was to pre-schedule just a fun post for today. Well, as so many plans go, that one went awry. There will be some fun a bit later […]

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Book Review – Tainted by Love by Gillian Jones

Posted by mcm0704 on February 15, 2017 |

Tainted By Love Gillian Jones File Size: 3249 KB Print Length: 342 pages Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited Publisher: Gillian Jones (February 13, 2017) Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B01N1EWB5F ABOUT THE BOOK My name is Hendrix Hills. When I was twenty-nine, I fell in love with a girl. We loved fast. […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 10, 2017 |

Happy Friday Everyone This has been a busy week for me. I am about to finish work on the history book, Reflections of Winnsboro, that I am compiling for the Winnsboro Historian, Bill Jones. It has been a joy to work with him again, and hopefully, the book will be out by the end of […]

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