Category Archives: The Author Life

Guest: Author Jeffrey Siger

I have had my guest in my sights for some time. Jeffrey Siger and I became Facebook friends while trading comments on the pages of a mutual friend, (and past guest of mine). He is a funny man, a sophisticated … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Joanna Campbell Slan and Book Download!

Once again, I stumbled into quite a famous author without realizing it, and this week I am pleased to bring in Joanna Campbell Slan. Sometimes I ask an author to join us and I have had to scramble to collect … Continue reading

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Take Me Away!

One of our foxes asked, “Why do you write romance? What prompted you to write in the romance genre?” I guess I’ll answer the second question first. The short answer is that reading two lousy books prompted me to prove … Continue reading

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Ack! I’ve Got Work To Do

What stops a writer dead in his/her tracks when writing? Obviously, the answer will be different for different people. For me, there are three things that block my inspiration, and until I take care of them I can’t continue with … Continue reading

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Guest:Author Sheena Austen

Today I’d like to introduce you to a young, up and coming romance author, Sheena Austin. Sheena’s first book, “Returning to Mr. Darcy”, was published by Kingston this past July.   She and I have a few things in common. … Continue reading

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Guest:Author Michael Charton

Today we have a guest who is quite an interesting fellow. Michael Charton is a man of curiosity and imagination. If we lived next door, I am sure that none of us would get anything done, since Joe-the–Husband and I … Continue reading

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May I Squeeze In?

This week, our resident hound posed an intriguing question: 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 … Continue reading

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