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.

After covering what covers what would make us want to buy a book by its cover, we approach what would turn us off of a book, by its cover. This is hard. Purchasing ability aside, (because I have had a … Continue reading

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That About Covers It

The question this week is: What on a book cover entices you to pick up and buy? That might be hard to pin down. Who knows what attracts one person more than another? It is often just a matter of … Continue reading

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The Longest Day? Daylight Savings Time

This week our topic asks us about Daylight Savings Time…are we more productive, more happy during it? I think it has less to do with the hour being changed to the days simply being ‘longer’ because the sunlight is with … Continue reading

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Reviewing Reviews

My, here I had been anticipating review and interview/guest days and had someone every month until now, when we actually have one of those days set! I have lost my list of potential guests and the past month has been … Continue reading

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Whatever Will Be, Will Be

This week we are discussing our early aspirations…what we wanted to be when we grew up. I remember finding out right away that I was good in school and wanting to be a teacher. That didn’t work out completely as … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Elaine Faber

  My guest, Elaine Faber, writes the Black Cat mystery series, but the stories are also romantic, not only for her human main character, Kimberlee, but for Thumper, the Black Cat. In fact, his relationship with his new-found love, Noe-Noe, … Continue reading

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Will the Real St.Valentine Please Stand Up?

This week we are telling stories of Valentine’s Day and, let’s get it right to start with, it started as SAINT Valentine’s Day. With an idea borrowed from The American Catholic, I offer a quiz: Who was St. Valentine? 1: … Continue reading

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