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.

Robbed of a Robe

This week, a few weeks before Christmas, we are discussing the favorite gifts that we have given. The idea was mine. When we make schedules here at 4F, 1H, we split it into three-month blocks so that we each take … Continue reading

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Sharing Spaces

This week we were asked: Who would you select as a writing partner if you were simply going to share studio space? Who would you choose if your writing partner would also be your co-author on the same manuscript? Wow, … Continue reading

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Holidays

I sincerely hope that every one of our readers in the United States had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday. It is one day that anyone can, (and nearly everyone does), enjoy. No matter what their background or Creed, I have yet … Continue reading

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guest: Author Jeri Westerson

Once I read some of her work, I knew I wanted to ask award-winning author Jeri Westerson to join us on 4F, 1H. She has written in several genres including paranormal, rom/com and historicals. Her short stories are touching. She … Continue reading

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I Was Hoping For “Utopian”

When I glanced over the topics for the quarter, I thought this week’s was about our favorite Utopian world. When the week started, I found that it was to be our favorite DYSTOPIAN world; big difference. Over the years, several … Continue reading

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Tension Over Tenses

I have several young people around me, (family and friends), who like to write. Sometimes a few collaborate, more often, they write on their own. Either way, they often ask me to proof-read or edit. I usually chastise them for … Continue reading

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Finding New Favorites

The question I proposed for this week was: What is an unusual way in which you have found books or authors? I think all of us know fellow writers and read their books, and their friends have friends who write, … Continue reading

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