Tag Archives: Entertainment

I LOVE Libraries!

I really love doing book events at libraries. Mainly because I love being in libraries. The experience reminds me of my childhood, when I was so excited to be around all those books and to have that glorious little card … Continue reading

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The Baby Boomer Generation Gap

(Special Note: The Joke’s on Me, ebook edition, will be on sale for $3 off its regular price from Friday, June 28 through Saturday, June 29) The burgeoning genre of Baby Boomer Lit fascinates me. I love the stories authors … Continue reading

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The Other Half of the Story

You can’t stay married to the same person for almost twenty years without amassing a goldmine of writing material. In some form or other, I’ve used a lot of events from our “real life” in my fiction, good and bad. … Continue reading

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Tools of the Trade: Graphic Artists

One snowy evening last year I was goofing off taking a well-deserved break on Facebook when I started chatting with a woman from Rhode Island. It turned out we’d both worked in graphic arts in the days before desktop publishing. … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Head-Hopping Angry

I get it. For every writing rule, there’s a writer breaking it and it WORKS, and that drives some people nuts. I’ve seen it; I’ve done it. My answer to “How many point of view characters can I have?” or … Continue reading

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About the Coffee Thing and Other Things

Writing and coffee. Has a nice, cuddly ring to it, yes? I picture a rainy day, a steaming mug, a scribe leaning back and conjuring up the perfect metaphor, a fresh pot dripping away in the kitchen. Facebook likes coffee, … Continue reading

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Boomer Lit Friday!

Happy Boomer Lit Friday, where once again we show you bits and pieces of our baby boomer books. Check out the lovely Shelley Lieber’s blog to see what my compadres are up to. Here’s a smidge from Don’t Tell Anyone. … Continue reading

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And There’s This…

My sincerest apologies! I’ve been so busy thanking people that I forgot to put it on my actual BLOG, where you all have been so supportive and lovely. Thank you for helping to choose Drawing Breath as a winner in … Continue reading

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Seized by Lynne Cantwell: a review

I expected to enjoy Seized, the first book in Lynne Cantwell’s Pipe Woman Chronicles, because I am a fan of Ms. Cantwell’s direct, journalistic writing style and wry wit from her Indies Unlimited blog posts. What I didn’t expect was … Continue reading

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A Little April Foolishness

Ever play a great April Fool’s Day joke? Switch the contents of the sugar bowl with the salt shaker? Stick down all the desktop items in your office mate’s workstation with double-sided tape? Pfheh. Amateurs. Let’s get serious. I’m giving … Continue reading

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