Category Archives: The Author Life

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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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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Guest: Author Sandy James

Today I’d like to welcome author Sandy James, with whom I have become Facebook Friends through mutual friends. Glad to finally have you here, Sandy! Thanks so much for having me!! Sandy is a prolific, award-winning writer of romances. She … Continue reading

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Guest:Author Collette Cameron

I am very pleased to have Collette Cameron join us today. Collette and I have many mutual Facebook Friends. Since we seem to post more than many, we see quite a bit of each other. I am treated to pictures … Continue reading

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Exhilaration, Validation, and then Let-Down

How I’ve Felt After Publications By Jeff Salter This week, we’re talking about how we’ve felt after our first few bylines or publications. I need to preface all this by clarifying that as long as I can remember, I’ve been … Continue reading

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