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Inspiration for HORSING AROUND WITH MURDER

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When people learn I’m an author, they often ask where my ideas come from. Truth be told, plotting isn’t my strong suit. I’m not exactly brimming with ideas. When I started plotting Horsing Around with Murder, all I knew for … Continue reading

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Blueberry Grunt

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In Horsing Around with Murder, my protagonist’s favorite dessert is Blueberry Grunt. Unfortunately, fear of public speaking causes Abby to drink a tad too much before her pre-dinner speech. This is the result. For some reason, there were two identical … Continue reading

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Excerpt from HORSING AROUND WITH MURDER (Animals in the Pool)

HORSING AROUND WITH MURDER, a cozy mystery set in Canada, will go live February 1, 2019. You can pre-order your copy at: Mybook.to/HorsingAround  … Here is a short excerpt: After running inside to get my glasses, I settled them on … Continue reading

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Horsing Around with Murder: An Excerpt

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Excerpt from HORSING AROUND WITH MURDER: I managed to keep a straight face when Larry the llama sauntered up from behind and snaked his head over the woman’s shoulder. He snatched the celery from her grip and started crunching, leaking … Continue reading

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Cold Feet Fever: An Excerpt

Here is a short excerpt from COLD FEET FEVER, a romantic suspense with a sense of humor: Katie simply stroked Sam’s cheek, her touch calming him. “No wonder commitment terrifies you. It makes perfect sense. I’ve done extensive reading about … Continue reading

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3 Factoids About Maureen Fisher

In the interests of sharing, here are 3 little-known factoids about me: Long, long ago, I was a chocoholic. That lasted until my ninth birthday, when I devoured 10 Jersey Milk chocolate bars in one sitting. I puked brown for … Continue reading

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Important Life Lesson

So yesterday evening, I played bridge at a friend’s house, a good 45-minute drive away in the rain. We broke up around 11:15, I collected my purse and coat, grabbed my keys from my pocket, and made the rainy drive … 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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Merkins and Memories

The mention of the word merkin on the Academy Awards last night triggered a fun memory. It’s obvious, at least it is to me, that my friends and I were in the vanguard of the Cool Crowd being as how … 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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