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Community

One of my favorite parts about being a writer is the sense of community and (for the most part) lack of competitiveness among writers. Every day I’m amazed at the generosity and helpfulness of the writing community, from those who … Continue reading

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Review: The Bronze Horseman

The book: The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons Published September 2009 by William Morrow (first published July 17th 2000) The blurb: The golden skies, the translucent twilight, the white nights, all hold the promise of youth, of love, of eternal renewal. … Continue reading

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I’m in Love With Someone New

Don’t tell my husband. This new man is perfect, so far. Sure, he has a few flaws; who doesn’t? But they’re minor and kind of endearing. He’s intelligent, and intense, and passionate, with a touch of boyish goofiness. And he’s … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Book Addiction

I have a problem. It’s not uncommon for me to have several books going at one time. Maybe a few nonfiction or writing craft books, a Kindle book, a 3M Cloud Reader book from the library, a paperback or two. … Continue reading

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Post-Mortem: Book Reviews

A little warning: if you’re extremely squeamish or rabidly pro-animal-rights, the first paragraph or so may offend. When I was in graduate school, I killed a lot of mice. Like, hundreds, if not thousands. At the time it didn’t bother … Continue reading

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Of Rakes, Rogues and Romance

Today was release day for three of my favorite historical romance authors. I began writing about them and it got me thinking about why I love them so much. I think my first historical romance was one of the old “bodice-rippers”, … Continue reading

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Finally, a Light

My children have been asking me for weeks, “When is spring coming?” And every week, I’ve said, “It has to be soon.” And crossed my fingers, and hoped. But last night, once again, the temperature went down to near zero. … Continue reading

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