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All moved in!

I’m getting all moved in and settled here in my new blog home.  There are still a few formatting issues I still have to work through, but all in all I’m happy with WordPress. My Blogger site is still active … Continue reading

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Warning: Under-caffeinated author ahead. Use caution!

Why, yes. Yes, I am. Tragedy struck our home earlier this week.  Our coffee maker stopped working.  Of course, I didn’t know this until I stumbled into the kitchen, grabbed a mug and pulled up short at the half-inch of … Continue reading

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Phenomenally wonderful things!

I had another blog post all ready to go this morning, but I deleted it.  Why?  Because I was in a grouchy mood when I wrote it.  Perhaps some of the things I wrote needed to be said, but why … Continue reading

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Teaser Thursday

Image via cellar_door_films at WANAcommons The first draft of my next book is done!  This is the story that came to me with such urgency and demanded to be written.  If it hadn’t been for the distractions of the Christmas … Continue reading

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5 Exciting Things About my Book Launch

What an exciting ride this week has been!  All the published authors I know told me that the launch of my first novel would be something I’d never forget, and man! were they ever right!  There’s no way I can … Continue reading

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Blind as a bat

While trying to take out my last pair of contact lenses the other day I manged to rip one in half.  Did I mention this was my last pair of lenses?  And since my insurance provider is stingy, I’ve not … Continue reading

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The Joy of Research, Part Three: Beale Street in Memphis

I love Memphis, Tennessee.  Always have, ever since I was a little girl.  Since we lived in Mississippi and all of our extended family lived in Arkansas, we’d pass through Memphis both coming and going from visits to the aunts, … Continue reading

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5 words that should make a comeback

A recent tweet by Agent Janet Reid caught my eye because it contained the word “keister.”  I immediately replied expressing my admiration that someone still uses that particular term.  In subsequent tweets, she and I agreed that keister is a … Continue reading

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10 lines from books that I love

Image via cellar_door_films, WANA Commons While I was dusting my bookshelf the other day, my eyes passed over the covers of the books there and my mind recalled bits and pieces of each one, little reminders of the joy I find … Continue reading

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Cover art for CRIMSON AND CLOVER!

As the release date for Crimson and Clover draws closer, all kinds of exciting things are happening.  The first is the reveal of the book’s cover art!  So, ta-da! It’s absolutely fantastic, and really captures the feel of the book! … Continue reading

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