Monthly Archives: May 2015

What Kind of Tree Are You?

As it happened, the guest I was to have interviewed today became very busy with synopses and proposals that she really underestimated the time and would have had to rush her answers to me. I would not let her stress-out, … Continue reading

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New Release: One Simple Favor

One Simple Favor A novella By J. L. Salter Tag: Sometimes one simple favor changes everything. Blurb: Tricia Pilgrim reluctantly agrees to pick up a sort-of cousin she’s never seen at a distant bus station and drive him back to … Continue reading

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My post is short and sweet again this week. Sorry. Given my choice of a Free Week, a Guest Spot, or a Review; I’ve chosen to use this week’s post as a free week. Well, actually, it’s going to be … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Write

We have another free week here on the blog, so I decided to write about another one of my many groups. I belong to two different “in person” writing groups, and one of them is my local RWA (Romance Writers … Continue reading

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Double Vision

No, not crossed eyes…two people’s visions! This week’s topic of what we read with our loved ones really strikes a chord with me. I was read to quite a bit when I was little, so my mother and aunt chose … Continue reading

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Sharing Books & Stories

By Jeff Salter As sometimes happens, my take on this 4F1H weekly topic may veer a bit. In discussing books (and stories) I’ve shared with friends or family, I’m not taking the “share” part too literally. In other words, with … Continue reading

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Reading together

Books are something that you can share with anyone. I do share a lot especially with my family and friends. Here are some books I have read with family and friends. My older sister is probably the person I share … Continue reading

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Books I’ve read with Family or Friends?

These last couple of weeks have been difficult for me. While I’ve enjoyed books; I don’t know if I’ve ever enjoyed a book “with” a friend or family member. Oh, yeah. I’ve read books to my children, but it’s back … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Reading Table?

This week we’re supposed to discuss books that we’ve enjoyed with a friend or family member. I’m afraid my list isn’t very long, because even though everyone in my family likes to read, we don’t read the same things. My … Continue reading

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Good Books,Good Movies?

This week’s question is: What books do we think would make good movies? That is harder to answer than I first thought. There is usually a great deal of change between book and getting it to the screen. In some … Continue reading

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