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Summer Scavenger Hunt!

Danger! Take a walk on the wild side…   IF YOU DARE   Take part in the Summer Scavenger Hunt. Start at the www.pnrlovers.com, visit all the authors, find the answers to the questions on their sites and win! Prizes: 1st – $125 Amazon Gift Certificate 2nd –...

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13 Things About the Mystery Genre

Today, in honor of the contest below, my TT is all about mysteries and mystery writing. Thirteen Things About The Mystery Genre 1. Mysteries as we know them, weren’t available to the reading public until Edgar Allen Poe introduced his fictional detective, Auguste C....

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The Coffee Break Guide to Business Plans for Writers

Today my special guest Amy Denim is doing my Thursday Thirteen for me. I know—score! She’s here to tell us about business plans and her new release The Coffee Break Guide to Business Plans for Writers. Check out her easy 13 point plan below. Oh, and Amy is giving away...

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Alaska, A Slice of Paradise

Today I’m turning back the clock and making a return trip to Alaska. I loved Alaska. It reminded me of a frontier town – how I imagine America used to be before it became settled. The scenery is gorgeous, the towns few and far between and the locals are friendly,...

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Tale of Two Taniwha

I'm visiting Susan Johnson today with a tale of two taniwha. There is also a contest where I'm giving away a download from my back list. I hope to see you there!

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Matau, the Giant

Like most countries, New Zealand has myths to explain the formation of various lakes and mountains. This is the legend of how Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown, New Zealand was formed. Renowned beauty Manata lived in Otago in the South Island of New Zealand. She was popular...

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Step Back With the Pharaohs

When we visited Egypt a few years ago, one of the things I worried about most was the excursion to the Valley of the Kings via donkey. I’d never ridden a donkey before and my concern was that I’d fall off! The donkey ride from Luxor up into the hills and down into the...

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Stepping Back in Time

I’m stepping back in time today with a photo of me taken in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. Several local ladies visited our camp and offered to braid hair. I kept mine in for about three weeks. When I’d had enough of braids and unfastened them, I...

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