Author Archives: Patricia Kiyono

About Patricia Kiyono

During her first career, Patricia Kiyono taught elementary music, computer classes, elementary classrooms, and junior high social studies. She now teaches music education at the university level. She lives in southwest Michigan with her husband, not far from her five children, nine grandchildren (so far), and great-granddaughters. Current interests, aside from writing, include sewing, crocheting, scrapbooking, and music. A love of travel and an interest in faraway people inspires her to create stories about different cultures. Check out her sweet historical contemporary romances at her Amazon author page: http://www.amazon.com/Patricia-Kiyono/e/B0067PSM5C/

Guest Author: Pamela S. Thibodeaux

Promoting our books takes up a lot of time, when most of us would much rather just write. Fortunately, there support groups like Authors Helping Authors makes the job much easier. AHA is made up of authors who gladly share … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Space-Chicken

This week, one of the foxes asked, “Would you travel to the Moon or Mars (assuming you could return)? Growing up, I loved to watch Star Trek on TV. Then the movies came out and I enjoyed several of them. … Continue reading

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Home, Sweet Home

This week, one of the foxes asked us to describe the house of our dreams. I’m pretty happy with the house I live in. It’s big enough that I don’t feel cramped, but not so big that I feel I’m … Continue reading

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Fifty Favorites for 2017: Part Nine

I’m back into my busy fall routine: teaching class two afternoons a week (and grading papers at night) plus playing in three different musical groups. Knowing that my time in the next few months is going to be rather limited, … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Maris Soule

When I first entertained the notion of writing a romance, I joined the Mid-Michigan chapter of the Romance Writers of America. I discovered a wonderful group of supportive people, so full of encouragement. Several were published authors, and I sought … Continue reading

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More Time With a Master Lyricist

This week, our assignment is to select someone who we think could have contributed more to our lives had that person’s life not been cut short. Since I’m a musician, I immediately searched my mind (and the internet) for fellow … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Authors often take scenes or situations from real life and put them into their stories. So this week I asked my fellow bloggers, “Have you ever observed a gathering of family or friends and thought an incident would make a … Continue reading

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