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The Emotion Thesaurus – An Updated Issue on the Way!

Getting emotion into a romance is one of the hardest jobs of a writer. Stringing words together to make a story seem real and rounded, one that draws the reader into the world the writer has created is plain hard. A few years ago Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi wrote a book called the Emotion Thesaurus. I, along with many other writers, embraced this book, making it part of my craft library....

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Dating Tips for Wizards

I’d like to welcome Michelle Kopra, author of Hexes in Texas, a humorous story about wizards, unicorns, smart-ass cats and skulduggery. Since Michelle’s story is about wizards, I asked her to give us some dating tips. So kick off your shoes, grab a drink from the...

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The Mystery of the Mesclun Salad

Mr. Munro planted a tub of Mesclun salad not long ago. The tub sat outside our kitchen in a nice sunny spot. I even remembered to water it each day, and we’d started harvesting the leaves, eating them for dinner. Then I arrived home to find this… Flat Mesclun salad!...

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Adventures in the Coffice

During the last few months I’ve been attempting to complete three different manuscripts. When I’m at home it’s easy to become distracted. Too easy! There’s all the housework, the Internet, my email, the puppy wanting to play and the phone, just to mention a few things...

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Review: Hollywood Ever After

Hollywood Ever After By Sasha Summers Inkspell Publishing Release Date July 14, 2012 She wasn’t meant for movie stars, Hollywood, or happy endings. And then she met him. Blurb: Happy Endings are for fairy tales. Or the movies. Not for real life. At least, not Claire’s...

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13 Green Household Cleaning Tips

I’m a big fan of using natural items for cleaning around the house and will use vinegar, baking soda, lemon and salt over manufactured items. Not only is it better for the environment, but it works out much cheaper too. Thirteen Green Household Cleaning Tips   1....

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Get Lost in London

Mr Munro and I spent six years living in London. A country girl, I didn’t think I’d enjoy living in a big city, but I grew to love it and was sorry to leave. There’s so much to see and do, so much history, and when I needed open spaces a walk or run in one of London’s...

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