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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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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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Shopping Can be Scary: A Personal Anecdote

I went grocery shopping this morning. Nothing exciting. A quick in-and-out—or so I’d thought. Here’s how it went down. It all started in the Coffee & Tea section, where I stood in shock, silently bemoaning the price of my favorite … Continue reading

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I Never Knew My Father: A Personal Anecdote

I seldom mention, and have never blogged about my biological father. Perhaps I wasn’t ready. Today, I’m rectifying the omission. As a little girl in Scotland, I lived with my mother and my grandparents. When I started school, it dawned … Continue reading

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