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Moon Called – Facts and Superstitions About the Moon

The moon is fascinating—at least I find it interesting. There is nothing more romantic than a walk under a cloudless sky with a full moon. Facts about the moon: The moon is the Earth’s only natural satellite. The moon is 384,403 kilometers from the Earth. It takes the moon 27.3 days to orbit the Earth. Neil Armstrong was the first person to step on the moon. He is one of 12 people who have...

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Life and Transport in Cairo, Egypt

My guest today is Jenyfer Matthews who writes for Cerridwen Press. Her recent release, All The Way Home recently received a Golden Blush recommended read from Literary Nymph Reviews. The reviewer said, "In my opinion, a book as beautifully written, heartfelt and sweet...

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When I’m Feelin’ Blue….

Today's Thursday Thirteen is brought to you by the color blue. (because it's my favorite) Thirteen Things about BLUE 1. Blue is my favorite color. I like it because it's calming. There's nothing better than looking at the sky on a day when there are no clouds. The...

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Fishing up New Zealand.

I enjoy some of the Maori myths and legends. This one, telling of Maui and the birth of New Zealand, is one of my favorites. As with all legends, there are a few variations. Maui was a demi-god who possessed magical powers. Not all his family knew of his magical...

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Classic Romance Plots

Thirteen Plus Classic Romance Plots The secret of writing a great romance is to take a classic plot and twist it to make the story unique. Here is a list of the classic plot tropes used in romances: 1. Secret Baby - a pregnancy results from a romance and the father...

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Quips with Mae West

Thirteen Quotes from MAE WEST During the last couple of weeks I've tripped across lots of quotes by Mae West. Wow! She was a fascinating lady, and one who has left a legacy of some great quotes that cut straight to the heart of the subject, whatever that may be. 1....

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Loving the Love Scene

My special guest today is Ashlyn Chase. She writes sparkling comedies and has had an unusual upbringing...she was kidnapped by gypsies as an infant and left on the doorstep of the Massachusetts home in which she grew up. Oh, wait! That's what her older siblings told...

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