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Funnel Cakes on The Boardwalk

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Funnel Cakes are deep-fried, sugary indulgences (a.k.a. junk food), a favorite on Atlantic City’s Boardwalk, the setting for COLD FEET FEVER. These crunchy treats (dribbled through a funnel into hot oil) are so delicious, both protagonists, even my sugar-and-fat-opposed heroine, … Continue reading

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Excerpt from WIP (Cold Feet Fever)

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Guess what? A Facebook friend tagged me for 7 lines from a page ending in 7. So here we go. From page 7 of COLD FEET FEVER’ (working title of my WIP), 7+ lines: Sam, minus his killer grin, pressed … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek (Chapter 1 of WIP, COLD FEET FEVER)

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I’ve been hard at work writing my first draft of COLD FEET FEVER sequel to FUR BALL FEVER, and am now about three-quarters finished. This week, I thought I would give readers a sneak peek at Chapter 1. I would … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Stefanie London

Today, I am delighted to welcome Australian author Stefanie London as my guest blogger. Today, Stefanie is blogging about her new release, Only the Brave Try Ballet. About Stefanie London: Growing up, Stefanie came from a family of women who … Continue reading

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Writing Process Blog Tour

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Welcome to the Writing Process Blog Tour. My name is Maureen Fisher, and I write sassy romances with kick-ass heroines and smokin’ hot heroes. All my books contain a slice of adventure and enough steamy love scenes to drive those … Continue reading

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Sample Sunday Excerpt

Welcome to Sample Sunday. For today’s excerpt, I’m unveiling more of my WIP, Cold Feet Fever, sequel to Fur Ball Fever. I’m 2/3 of the way through the first draft, and thought some of you might enjoy another sneak peek. … Continue reading

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Action & Reaction

This post is based on the concepts of Dwight Swain, author of Techniques of the Selling Writer. Last week, I focused on the basic building blocks of a story: Scenes. This week, I take the Scene concept a step further … Continue reading

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7 Suggestions for Crafting Sound Scenes

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When sitting down to blog about writing a novel, there are so many aspects to consider it’s easy to develop brain-freeze. What to discuss? Character development? Plot structure? Dialogue? Theme? Goal, motive and conflict? These and many more are all … Continue reading

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Where is Granddaddy Hiram? #Sample Sunday

Welcome to Sample Sunday. For today’s excerpt, I’m unveiling more of my WIP, Cold Feet Fever, sequel to Fur Ball Fever. I’m 2/3 of the way of the first draft, and thought some of you might like to check out … Continue reading

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Plotting a Strategy #SampleSunday

Welcome to Sample Sunday. Today I’m sharing an excerpt from my published book, FUR BALL FEVER, a romantic crime mystery that tickles the funny bone. In this snippet, Auntie Beth is behind the wheel, driving Grace away from an attempted … Continue reading

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