Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Boxing

Do you shop at what they call “Big Box” stores? When I lived where there was a great many choices for shopping, I avoided Walmart at all costs. I went there twice, and I think that both times were to … Continue reading

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Airing Private Conversations in Public

… or “Don’t People Realize We Can Hear Every Word from Across the Store?“ By Jeff Salter Other than some sort of horrendous emergency, I cannot imagine carrying-on one of my private phone conversations… loudly, in public, so that people … Continue reading

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My Husband the Romantic

Since I’m a romance writer, my husband sometimes has to take a little ribbing.  “Are you the model for her heroes?” they always ask.  “Did you pose for her latest cover?”  Well, he didn’t pose for any covers, and even though the man … Continue reading

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Lost in Writing?

I am so sorry for getting this post up late. All day today I have been thinking it is Monday. My nephew stayed the night again last night and will be here again tonight and all day tomorrow. He and … Continue reading

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KISS Your Bios

Months ago I offered this question:Do you enjoy reading about other writers, their bios and writing processes? Once again, my fellow bloggers here added a fresh element that I did not foresee, in as much as most addressed ‘biographies’ in … Continue reading

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Reading About Other Authors

I guess it depends on the author By Jeff Salter Topic: Do you enjoy reading about other writers, their bios and writing processes? For most authors / writers who are unknown to me — and apparently NOT nationally recognized yet … Continue reading

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Not a Fan I’m Afraid

Do you enjoy reading about other writers, their bios and writing process? In short, no, I don’t. I’ve read biographies before, but most of them bored me to a certain degree. The ones I have read I did so because … Continue reading

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Biographies are NOT for me

 Do you enjoy reading about other writers, their bios and writing processes? I have to be honest here, I really don’t read a lot author bios. Sometimes if I really loved a book and it was by an author that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deadly Omen

Book Blurb: A candidate for princess is murdered at a Native American pow wow while Tempe Crabtree is working there in her capacity as deputy. Tempe’s investigation takes her onto the Bear Creek Indian Reservation. Her search for the killer … Continue reading

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The Family Tree

I just finished the last book in a 4 book series called The Family Tree by Ann M Martin. Yes, I found the books in the children’s section of the library. No I don’t care that they were written for … Continue reading

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