Monthly Archives: October 2016

Long Winter Nights: Where is My Muse?

This week, one of our foxes posed the question of seasonal changes in daily sunlight and the effect of longer nights on our writing schedule. Since I’m semi-retired and have no children at home, this probably has less of an … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Elaine Cantrell

This week it is my pleasure to welcome an online friend, author Elaine Cantrell. Elaine is a prolific writer of what I consider ‘old-school romance’, PG rated and sweet. Let’s learn more about her and her works. Welcome, Elaine! Thanks … Continue reading

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Guest Hound, John Theo

Welcome, John Theo By Jeff Salter Can’t recall exactly when I first encountered John, but undoubtedly it was sometime this year at the site where several of us Clean Reads authors gather to chew and spit and swap tall tales. … Continue reading

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Wendy Knight’s Cauldron Bubble

By Angie Schroeder The guest post that was planned for today fell through due to some unforeseen circumstances so I am going to tell you about the last book I read. It was a lovely story by the talented Wendy … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Christina Lorenzen

This week we’re inviting fellow authors to tell us about their books. I invited fellow sweet romance author Christina Lorenzen to share her holiday short story Snow Globe Reunion. I read this book soon after it released and was charmed … Continue reading

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Missing Bobby;Found Lamb

On this ‘Free Week” we were reminded of re-reading books by our Tuesday Fox, Joselyn. It lead me to think of how many times I re-read nursery rhymes, or insisted that they be read and re-read to me. I have … Continue reading

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Does Size Really Matter?

Size DOES matter… when you’re only a foot tall. By Jeff Salter It’s a free week at 4F1H… just in time to share with y’all my newest novel, Size Matters — released Oct. 14 by TouchPoint Romance. Concept: Accidentally swallowing … Continue reading

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NaNo approaches

Autumn is here and that has me thinking of NaNoWriMo which starts in just a few weeks. I love NaNo. The Second Life of Magnolia Mae was written during camp NaNo. I like being able to write and post my … Continue reading

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Since I’m not writing that much, I’ve been reading a little more. I seem to be attracted to Regency historicals with wallflower  in the description. I’ve stumbled on The Wallflower series by Lisa Kleypas. I’ve read a few of them … Continue reading

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TBR #9 and BIG NEWS!

I’m still behind on my reading. Since the last TBR list I’ve only read one book! It’s called Divorced, Desperate, and Delicious, and was written by Christie Craig. It’s definitely not sweet, but there’s a lot of romance. This is … Continue reading

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