Tag Archives: inspiration

A Book for All Time

Our Tuesday fox posed this week’s topic: Have you revisited an old favorite book/movie? How did it change for you as you got older? There are very few movies or books that I would dub as favorites. I just don’t … Continue reading

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Where Have I Heard That?

This week’s topic was “Have you overheard a conversation and added it in some way to a story?” I really struggled with this one. I’m assuming that the fox who suggested it has drawn inspiration from conversations she overheard. I … Continue reading

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How’d that go again?

Our topic for this week is about whether an incident with family and friends will make an appearance in one of our books or stories. Frequently bits and pieces of conversation make appearances or inspire scenes for me. At my … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Behind the Dugout with Jean Joachim

During the summer months, hubby and I watch a lot of baseball. I grew up watching the Detroit Tigers, but hubby, even though his family was only twenty miles from mine, was raised as a White Sox fan. So any … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Sherry Harris

My guest today is Sherry Harris, author of the Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mysteries. Sherry, along with other mystery writers, also wrote a couple of great take-offs on Edgar Allen Poe’s works in “Edgar Allen Cosy”. A former guest, Edith … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Gina Conkle

Gina Conkle writes Viking and Georgian romance with a new dip into hot contemporary romance. She grew up in southern California and despite all that sunshine, Gina loves books over beaches and stone castles over sand castles. Now she lives … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Christina Lorenzen

This week we’re inviting fellow authors to tell us about their books. I invited fellow sweet romance author Christina Lorenzen to share her holiday short story Snow Globe Reunion. I read this book soon after it released and was charmed … Continue reading

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Listening to an inspiring author

When I saw this topic, one author immediately came to mind. My local library has an author program and has been able to invite many well-known authors to our small, rural town. Through that program, I have the likes of … Continue reading

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Mission: Possible – Guest Author K. S. Moore

My guest today is talented fellow member of the Grand Rapids Region Writers Group K. S. Moore. Her debut novel, Angel Beneath My Wheels, released last week. Unlike many of us who started out in the digital book market, K. S. … Continue reading

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Hey Grandma, Where’d You Get That Idea?

This is guest author and review week, and I am so excited to introduce my friend and fellow Clean Reads author Elaine Cantrell! Her latest release is a fun story called Fortuna. I downloaded the book as soon as it … Continue reading

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