Category Archives: writing

Guest: Author Karen Rose Smith

When I started reading Karen Rose Smith’s new mystery, “Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes”, I knew I wanted to ask her to be my guest. Little did I know that the new book in her new series was nearly her … Continue reading

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“Ketch” Me Writing

Beginning of a new year and I have been inspired to pick myself up and get my nose to the grindstone, or fingers to computer, as it were. I had been doing most of my writing in my head, jotting … Continue reading

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Country AND Western

The title of this post is part of a famous line in the original “Blues Brothers” movie. The brothers and band were faking their way into a gig in a bar and asked what kind of music they played there. … Continue reading

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Today we are asked to talk about our favorite ways to relax. I don’t know that I ever truly relax. I have a lot on my mind. Sitting still is not relaxing to me. I am writing this in advance, … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Julie Mulhern

My guest today is a U.S.A. Today best–selling author, Julie Mulhern, whom I met through many mutual Facebook author friends, and through reading her “Country Club Mystery” series. Let’s jump right in. Welcome, Julie! Did you know that, (although I … Continue reading

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Sharing Spaces

This week we were asked: 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 the same manuscript? Wow, … Continue reading

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Pardon Me, Pardner — But You’re In My Space

Sharing Work Space and Partnering with Other Authors By Jeff Salter This week, we’re blogging about sharing — who we’d share writing space with and who we’d want as co-authors. Supposedly I came up with this topic, way back when, … Continue reading

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