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.

GW2+H=Fun 4 T

Not algebra, just the famous people who would equal fun for me. The prompt this week on 4F,1H is the idea that we are stuck in a mini-van for a very long trip, not doing the driving ourselves. What three … Continue reading

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Silly Love Songs?

Congrats to my fellow Foxes and the Hound for all the writing and submitting that has been going on. I also worked a story I had put down some time ago and it has been submitted to several places. I … Continue reading

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Watch the Watch Watcher

This week’s topic is “Time…are you a clock-watcher?” and yes, it was my idea. I’ve been attracted to the concept of time since I was young. As soon as I knew how to tell time, I wanted a bed-time…and I … Continue reading

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Advice For Submitting Short Stories and Articles

On this, a Free Week here at 4F,1H, I thought I’d expound on a question that was asked of me last week about having articles and short stories published. Poets could also benefit from a few of the easy ‘helps’ … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Diane Farr

I am pleased to welcome author Diane Farr. Diane and I met through a mutual writer friend on Facebook, who was also a guest of mine here. Welcome, Diane! Thank you, Tonette. I shall try not to embarrass myself. While … Continue reading

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We May Not Fit These Images

I found out that all of us here at 4F,1H are pretty much of one mind when it comes to writing attire. I think we can all agree that ‘comfortable’ is the operative word of the week. The question I … Continue reading

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Bases Covered, More or Less

We have been asked to talk about when we were children and the ‘dream jobs’ hoped to get when we grew up. When I was very, very young, all I wanted to be was a wife and mother. Santa brought … Continue reading

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