Author Archives: Tonette Joyce

About Tonette Joyce

Tonette was a once-fledgling lyricists-bookkeeper, turned cook/baker/restaurateur and is now exploring different writing venues,(with a stage play recently completed). She has had poetry and nonfiction articles published in the last few years. Tonette has been married to her only serious boyfriend for more than thirty years and she is, as one person described her, family-oriented almost to a fault. Never mind how others have described her, she is,(shall we say), a sometime traditionalist of eclectic tastes.She has another blog : "Tonette Joyce:Food,Friends,Family" here at WordPress.She and guests share tips and recipes for easy entertaining and helps people to be ready for almost anything.

Make Your Stories Plausible,Please

I’m running late this week, something unusual for me but then, it’s been an unusual month altogether. I had planned on having a guest author, but two were not available and time got away to check with others. It really … Continue reading

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Trouble On the Line

The topic of the week is about mistaken identities on the phone or strange/funny wrong numbers. I nearly used up the story last week about how I was often mistaken for my sister on the phone either by all the … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

The topic this week is: Have you ever been mistaken for anyone else? and I can say,” Yes, many times”. Most of the time, I was mistaken for my sister. She’s seven years older than I am and we don’t … Continue reading

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The Eye of the Beholder

We’re discussing celebrity look-alikes today and since I am in the throes of a respiratory flu, I deiced that if I couldn’t write a great deal, I’d give you some pictures to look at. I have known a few people … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Wendy Knight

  InD’tale Magazine is an e-zine dedicated to building a platform for independent authors, writers, editors, etc. ,plus independent and small publishing for whom ‘mainstream’ is just not working. Every year they present their RONE Award in several categories. This … Continue reading

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Fitting Foreign Phrases…Or Not

Today we’re talking about foreign phrases that we use, but more are in my head than can be read. My mother’s first language was Italian and boy, did the phases abound around me from her and her siblings. But don’t … Continue reading

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Turn A Phrase…

A funny thing happened to me on the way to writing this week’s post…I lost my train of thought. However, since we’re writing about figures of speech, I suppose that I should take the bull by the horns and use … Continue reading

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