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  • GIVING THANKS SHOULD NOT JUST BE FOR THE HOLIDAYS
    November 19, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    Thanksgiving is almost upon us! I have an organized list of things to get done and my cooking list ready but I’m sure I will be in the grocery store for some last minute items. This will be a very busy week for me; not only getting ready for Thanksgiving Day but I am editing
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  • THIS AND THAT!!!!
    November 1, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    It’s hard to believe November is here. The holidays will be here before you know it and we all will be celebrating in our own way. I have been busy trying to get back on schedule with a recent minor surgery that got me slight off schedule of writing as I had limitations and did
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  • NEW THIS WEEK: CHARACTER GUEST POST
    October 15, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    Gillian Gilchrist is the new formed daughter of the Mab, Queen of Shadows and Ardan Gilchrist, a human survivor of an attack that wiped out his entire village who was taken in by the fae. Queen Mab asked the goddess Danu for a way to save her people that had become stuck in the Americas
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  • CHECK THIS OUT: NEW FROM AUTHOR ELAINE STOCK
    October 8, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    This week I’m paying special attention to my good friend, Elaine Stock and her upcoming release of her new book.  I enjoy reading her books especially when I’m feeling down. Her writing and her stories always cheer me up. Christmas Love Year Round: Cami Richardson is good at chasing away the men in her life:first
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  • SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT: A HUMAN INTEREST STORY
    September 24, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    This week’s blog is going to be different. I’ve got a story for you – or should I say there’s a guy I know who has a story to tell. The story is about his life and how it was as he grew up as a child. You would think as a child – at
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  • LET’S CHAT!
    September 18, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    I was busy this past week, we were expecting Hurricane Florence. All my prayers go out to those who were in harm’s way. On Sunday afternoon, the rain began – part of Florence letting us know she was passing through. On Monday afternoon in Richmond, Virginia there was a tornado that touched down, leaving horrible
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  • OBSERVATIONS
    September 10, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    Another week has gone by and I thought I was going to have that book review for you – perhaps next week. The topic for this week is however an interesting one. How many of you actually observe other people when you are out and about running errands or doing whatever? Perhaps it’s a perk
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  • HAPPY LABOR DAY!!!
    September 3, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

            Today marks a day for celebrations and also not officially but the end of summer – but we know the time is getting near. I don’t mind Fall but I am not a fan of wintertime. I have no control over the weather but I would love to see summer stay
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  • GUEST POST WITH AUTHOR STACY OVERBY
    August 27, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    This week I have a special treat for you! Author Stacy Overby is going to be our guest host today. I recommend everyone check out Stacy’s new release Scath Oran.   As a newer poet, I’ve spent time studying poetry as of late. After all, one of the ways we get better at our craft
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  • BARBARA’S BOOK REVIEW
    August 20, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    I was totally excited to read Stacy Overby’s  new book,  Scath Oran. As I read her series of poems, I wished I had the talent to write poetry however, poetry is just not my thing – I struggle with it.  Oh, the words come but there’s more than just putting the words down when it
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  • “THIS AND THAT”
    August 13, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    My how time seems to fly by. I had hoped to give you another exciting book review however, I have not finished reading the book. This week, I will give you an update on what I’ve been doing besides promoting Dangerous Liaisons. The  sequel to Dangerous Liaisons is completed and turned in to my publisher!
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  • BARBARA’S BOOK REVIEW
    August 8, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

            I normally don’t post more than once a week, but Robert Cano’s blog tour is about to end for the exciting release of  The Dark Archer. I read it and enjoyed it very much. Robert reminds me of the a “Nicholas Sparks” of the fantasy world-writers.  He has such a way
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  • BARBARA’S BOOK REVIEW
    August 6, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    Even though Mirror and Thorns has been released for awhile, I have been a slacker. I should have read this book when it first came out however, life gets in the way and I was swamped with writing articles regarding Dangerous Liaisons. Now it’s time to catch up on things such as book reviews and
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  • A LOOK INSIDE DANGEROUS LIAISONS: CHAPTER 3
    July 30, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

            Are you ready for chapter 3? This will be the last week I will be posting chapters for you to read so if you have enjoyed reading Dangerous Liaisons, you can purchase it on Amazon or Smashwords.   CHAPTER 3   She had watched Brad Geistmere from afar, especially after his
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  • A LOOK INSIDE DANGEROUS LIAISONS: CHAPTER 2
    July 23, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    Another week has come and gone. The weather has been extremely warm and humid but I love it all the same. I hope you enjoyed reading chapter  1 last week – are you ready for chapter 2?         Chapter 2   Colton woke up drenched in a cold sweat, panting as if
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  • DANGEROUS LIAISONS: CHAPTER ONE
    July 17, 2018 / No Comments » / Uncategorized

    Chapter 1   Only ten minutes left before the drug deal went down. It was hard to believe. After eighteen months of undercover work and living a double life, finally the end loomed near. The drug dealers were going down today. It was impossible to get all the drugs off the streets, she knew that,
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  • PART 9: A LOOK INSIDE DANGEROUS LIAISONS
    June 1, 2018 / No Comments » / Updates

    This week I have been diligently working on Dangerous Desires – the sequel to Dangerous Liaisons. Maybe I’m jumping ahead since Dangerous Liaisons hasn’t been released yet but there’s been a lot of thrilling action going on in Dangerous Desires.  There’s an assassin on the loose who might actually be working for the CIA or
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  • PART 8: A LOOK INTO DANGEROUS LIAISONS – A TRIBUTE TO MY MOM
    May 10, 2018 / No Comments » / Updates

    May 8th would have been my mother’s birthday. She passed away almost two years ago in August, and although I told her I was writing novels – I’m not sure it really registered with her as she had had several mini-strokes and dementia was worsening.  She knew I loved to read, my sister was the
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  • PART 7: A LOOK INSIDE DANGEROUS LIAISONS
    May 3, 2018 / No Comments » / Updates

    I have been busy this past week doing edits to the manuscript of Dangerous Liaisons. On Friday afternoon, when I saved the document, I must have done something wrong because a few hours later, when I tried to re-open the document, it would not open. Panic time! I kept trying, even tried to open the
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  • PART 6: A LOOK INSIDE DANGEROUS LIAISONS
    April 26, 2018 / No Comments » / Updates

    This week I am going to discuss the minor characters – the ones who have a few scenes but play an important role. Sometimes these characters turn out to be intriguing, so much so that they need to become major characters – and as I wrote this novel I had no intentions of certain characters
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  • PART 5: A LOOK INSIDE DANGEROUS LIAISONS
    April 13, 2018 / No Comments » / Updates

    Last week, I talked about the last of the main characters (I’ll give you a hint: some of the characters that had minor roles in this book will play a bigger part in the next book – yes there is a sequel coming!)  However, let’s discuss the setting: the place where most of what occurs
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  • A LOOK INSIDE: PART 4 DANGEROUS LIAISONS
    April 5, 2018 / No Comments » / Updates

    This week I want to talk about two more interesting characters in Dangerous Liaisons: Brad Geistmere and Jordan Andrews  (the former best friends, as far as Sierra is concerned). Brad was married and had a son but a tragic accident caused the deaths of his small family. To cope with the loss, he has become
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  • A LOOK INSIDE: PART 3 DANGEROUS LIAISONS
    January 26, 2018 / No Comments » / Updates

    This week I introduce you to Johnny Nelson; the guy that captured Sierra’s heart and broke it – only Johnny doesn’t realize it.  Here’s just a tiny bit of backstory. The foursome went to the same college but something happened and Sierra up and left, going to another college. They never heard from her again,
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  • A LOOK INSIDE: PART 2: DANGEROUS LIAISONS
    January 18, 2018 / No Comments » / Updates

    Last week I talked about Sierra Lancaster, my main female character. This week I bring you two more complex characters Colton Jameson and Maxwell Stewart (although as of now we know very little about Max Stewart, I assure you in the sequel – he plays a major, exciting role). Colton Jameson is Sierra’s partner and
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  • A LOOK INSIDE: DANGEROUS LIASIONS
    January 11, 2018 / No Comments » / Updates

    Every writer considers every piece of work he or she writes as their ‘baby.’  I am no different. Dangerous Liaisons is one of my babies. Without giving away pertinent details so you won’t be disappointed when you read the book, I will give you insight into the characters and some tiny minor details. Sierra Walters
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  • INTERVIEW WITH AN AUTHOR: ELAINE STOCK
    January 4, 2018 / No Comments » / GUESTS

    Today we have the good fortune to have a guest here for an exclusive interview. I am pleased to introduce Elaine Stock. A former Brooklyn gal, Elaine Stock lives in the Northeast with her husband where she enjoys spring, summer, autumn, and puts up with the winter. A member of several writing associations, she also
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  • BOOK REVIEW: The 13: Tales of Illusory By: Stephanie Ayers
    December 28, 2017 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    The 13: Tales of Illusory By: Stephanie Ayers I have to admit I usually am not a fan of horror stories. As a teenager, I loved reading the Omen, Salem’ s Lot and other scary books. Then for some reason, I didn’t like that genre anymore. But that seems to be changing  – again.  Stephanie
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  • Soon Another Year Ending
    December 21, 2017 / No Comments » / Updates

    My, how time has gone by. It’s hard to believe Christmas is only days away. I have been watching plenty of heartwarming and funny Christmas movies lately, along with my favorites Criminal Minds and This is Us as well as some other great shows. But as the end of the year approaches, I have been
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  • Busy Week
    December 14, 2017 / No Comments » / Updates

    I just realized this is going to be a busy week for me; not only do I have some writing commitments that need my attention, such as preparing this blog, and finishing a column that is in fact due today, plus I have editing on Dangerous Liaisons to complete. I was blessed with a fantastic
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  • Meet the Guest: Interview With A.L. Mabry
    December 7, 2017 / No Comments » / GUESTS

    Today I have an interview to share with you! We are joined by A.L. Mabry aka Amanda Mabry. Amanda is one of the founders of OWS Ink, as well as the Executive Marketing Director there. She is also a fantasy and dark fiction writer, a poetess, and a crafter. Have you always had a passion
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  • A Peek Into My Writing Process: Folders
    November 29, 2017 / No Comments » / WRITING TIPS

    Everyone has their own special way of writing. You may find it comforting to use pen and paper; if I did that I would not be able to read my writing! Whatever your method is, is your work in progress organized? Or do you find yourself having to search through your material? I used to
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  • Happy Thanksgiving!
    November 23, 2017 / No Comments » / Updates

      Hello World! Welcome to my very first blog! I hope everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving with family and friends. I’ve been busy cooking many dishes ahead of time and look forward to getting those Christmas decorations out. Although I am not a fan of cold temperatures, I do love Thanksgiving and Christmas. You may
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