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How I Became a Writer

One frequently asked question for an author is, “Have you always known you were a writer?” And each time, I replied, “Absolutely not.” It’s like this. When I was in grade seven, I stood up in front of my long-suffering … Continue reading

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If You Enjoy a Book, Please Post a Review

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On behalf of all authors, I would like to take this moment to thank readers who have taken the time to post reviews for our books. Those reviews are critical, and can make or break the author’s career. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Who Wants Some Miraculous Better-Than-Sex Cake?

Excerpt from DEADLY THANKSGIVING “What’s on the dessert menu?” a plump woman asked. I swore she was a neighboring rancher, not a guest. “Besides banoffee pie, Chef Armand has prepared my personal favorite.” Confidentiality laced Dodie’s next words. “It’s called … Continue reading

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New Release: DEADLY THANKSGIVING (A Senior Sleuth Mystery – Book 2)

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NEW RELEASE!!! If you’re looking for a cozy murder mystery crammed with suspense, humor, and animals with personality, look no longer. DEADLY THANKSGIVING has it all. With Thanksgiving fast approaching, Grizzly Gulch Guest Ranch faces foreclosure. Again. The only way … Continue reading

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Sample Sunday: Staying True to My ‘Author’s Voice’

I re-write entire chapters numerous times in order to capture all vital elements with the best possible word combinations, while at the same time making sure I stay true to my ‘author voice’. That last one is the hardest. Invariably, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner Dilemma Solved

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In the past, any Thanksgiving dinner I cooked consisted of both a turkey for the traditionalists and a ham for my husband, who  refuses to eat anything that ever grew feathers. Plus all the mandatory accompaniments and condiments. This year, … 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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Coming Soon: Literary City Underground

Please help me welcome the talented writer and blogger, Bee Halton. Bee is the mastermind and driving force behind a new blogging initiative called Literary City Underground, and I am honoured to help her spread the word. Here is what … Continue reading

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Kissing Benefits: 6 Reasons to Kiss More Often

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Kissing, lip-locking, smooching, whatever you want to call this joining of lips, not only feels  wonderful, it is good for us too. We romance fans recognize that kissing is a vital part of a romantic relationship, a way to strengthen … Continue reading

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Memorable New Year’s Eve (A Personal Anecdote)

To kick off the new year, I would like to wish everyone a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2015. As my initial 2015 blog post, I will share our very special New Year’s Eve with you. This year, my husband and … Continue reading

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