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.

What? Wild West?

The question of the week is: If you were in the WILD WEST, what would your job be? Me, in the Wild West. The “What would you do if aliens landed” question was more likely an option for me to … Continue reading

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Guest Author Scott Collins

Today my guest is author Scott Collins. Scott and I met on Facebook through mutual friends when he asked how we find books. He also hoped to find other avenues of exposure, so I gladly offered to have him visit … Continue reading

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I’d Land on an Island

This week we were asked: If you had an unlimited amount of funds and time to visit any place in the world to do research for a book, where would you go? Do you have a project in mind? Absolutely! … Continue reading

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Quasi-Rant

No, actually, it is a rant. I have run across several really bad choices that writers have made, ones that could so easily have been avoided if they had only looked up the word actually they wanted, instead of trying … Continue reading

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Confidentially, I Am Comfortable

Apparelly,(!), I suggested this week’s topic. “What Is Your Most Comfortable Piece of Clothing”, but I think we may have covered this years ago, with other Foxes. Only one piece? First, I have to say that I am not a … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Alan Orloff

Today my guest is Alan Orloff, and a fascinating fellow he is!   In his bio, Alan lists many varied and interesting career moves. As I was stalking doing research on him, he mentioned a number jobs that warmed me … Continue reading

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Hour Power

The question posed this week is: If a typical day suddenly included and extra hour, what would we do with the time? For the previous 20 years I would have had an easy answer: Sleep When I had teenagers, a … Continue reading

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