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Can a Porcupine Learn to be a Crocodile

Growing up in the Midwest, I was afraid of tornados. They came out of nowhere without the warnings we sometimes get today, and they laid waste to all in their path. I was fascinated with them by the time I attended … Continue reading

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Strong, Sweet and Sexy: 5 TV Actors that Make Me Drool

Everyone has their own opinions, sure, but isn’t it fun to compare notes? You love the Fast and Furious series, your best friend hates it. She can’t get enough of “Friends” you prefer reruns of “Lost.” It doesn’t matter. You … Continue reading

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Think you Know Romance? Think Again!

The nicest thing happened to me this week – and I needed it for so many reasons, but more on that later. My phone rang late one afternoon and it was my cousin and oldest friend. We have been friends … Continue reading

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5 Things to Know (and Embrace) about Book Review

I don’t know about you, but I get most of my book recommendations from two sources – Amazon recommendations and my friends. Amazon has that powerful algorithm, studying all my buying behaviors and spitting out a long list of books … Continue reading

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What Makes a Novel a Romance?

There are as many definitions of romance as there are dictionaries. The most common definition, and the most widely accepted, is a “feeling of excitement and mystery associated with love.” But all of the definitions digress quickly, adding statements like … Continue reading

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What to get for Easter? Try these 10 Eggcellent RomComs

I love to watch TV. I don’t do it as often as I would like, what with writing and marketing books, and learning more about writing and marketing books. So I tend to binge watch when I veg in front … Continue reading

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Lost Your Spark? 6 Sexy Solutions to Add Romance Now

We all lose the spark in our relationships now and then. Maybe work concerns us, we are busy with kids or have financial issues. Maybe we feel fat, think our partner is fat, or we are just fighting a cold. … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Second Chances – Meet Courtney Hunt

Today, I have the pleasure of introducing you to Courtney Hunt, as well as her Kindle Scout Award winning novel, The Lost Art of Second Chances. If I know you, you will want rush out to buy this and many other … Continue reading

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Improve Your Blog Content and Happiness in One Step

Purpose. We all have one. Most likely, we have several. We try to make our choices with a sense of purpose. A sense of purpose is believed to be a top contributor to a person’s happiness. I always assumed I … Continue reading

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Available at last! Preorder “Bedeviled” NOW

“Bedeviled” has finally been uploaded into Amazon. There were many days when I thought this one would never get there. The writing was fast – well, fast for me – but the editing, the beta reading, the revision of the … Continue reading

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