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Welcome to the New Release Follower Giveaway!! This runs May 22nd to May 29th! t some new authors? Over 100 authors have come together to make it quick and easy for you to meet them. You’ll learn when they have new releases, special deals, and see their new books all in one easy location! Enter to win up to $225 in Amazon Giftcards! (Six winners) And one lucky winner will snag a KINDLE FIRE!...

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Absolutely, Positively Wellington

In honor of my recent visit to Wellington, THIRTEEN THINGS about WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND. 1. Wellington is the captial of New Zealand. 2. It is VERY hilly, even more so than Auckland and San Francisco. After a day spent exploring, I woke up the next day with sore...

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Inland Island: Karori Wildlife Sanctuary

During our recent trip to Wellington we visited the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary. As the name suggests, it's a special sanctuary for some of our endangered native birds. The 225 hectare site includes two dams that used to supply the city of Wellington with water. It was...

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Windy Wellington

I'm off for a long weekend. Hubby and I are hitting Wellington, the capital of New Zealand and also Martinborough. Some of you might recall Lily and Alex from Never Send a Dog to do a Woman's Job visited both places... ...which, leads in nicely to the fact that I'm...

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Character Traits of a Writer

Thirteen Writer Traits This week fellow author Christine d'Abo mentioned The Writer's Guide to Character Traits by Linda N. Edelstein. It contains all sorts of neat information and inspired by Christine's post, I dragged it out of my bookcase. In her book the author...

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Building a Villain

Playing to Win, the very first book I wrote is a romantic suspense. I’ve written many different genres since then, but one thing remains true. I love to add a suspense element and if I can sprinkle the odd body or two between the pages, so much the better. Although a...

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2008: The Year of the Potato

Thirteen Things about Potatoes Last weekend when I visited the Botanic Gardens I discovered 2008 is the year of the potato. You learn something every day. :grin: So, in honor of the humble potato: 1. Potatoes were first "domesticated" or cultivated in the Andes...

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