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Recipe: Delicious & Healthy Instant Pot Potato, Garlic & Rosemary Soup #Vegetarian #Vegan #GlutenFree

Delicious & Healthy Instant Pot Potato, Garlic & Rosemary Soup This is a lovely, hearty and…

Monday Memories: Third Grade – Let The Mind Numbing Pain Begin

First day of third grade. It’s here. While I have the story of my sister saving…

Spotlight on Julie Howard

I’m happy to welcome back Wild Rose Press author Julie Howard. Today, Julie shares her author…

IQAir Atem Car Air Purifier #Giveaway!

Welcome to the IQAir Atem Car Air Purifier Giveaway! 1 Winer ~ $399 RV! This giveaway…

Isn’t World Menopause Day Every Day?

I learned that October 18 is World Menopause Day. As a woman, back in the day…

Voodoo verses Obeah…

Voodoo is the product of the slave trade (principally in the Spanish and French colonies in…

Heidi Eljarbo and her fabulous book Fair Mountain Christmas my coffee pot guest today

Where I Start The Week With An Interesting Guest or Topic Welcome to my Blog!Wander through…

Dream (short story) by Leanne Dyck

 This short story is about longing for a dream that will never be fulfilled. photo by…

Sunday Review: The Limits of Limelight by Margaret Porter

I’m a lifelong fan of old movies, so when I learned that Margaret Porter was writing…

Parrot Tulips by Lynne Henderson

Take a look at these beautiful and lifelike tulips, Painted by Lynne Henderson. I find it…

Revision Tips

 Here are eight detailed suggestions of what to do and look for when revising. https://writersedit.com/fiction-writing/eight-steps-revising-novel/

SOUTHAM BOOK FESTIVAL – SUNDAY OCTOBER 24TH Southam Book Festival is going ahead again this year…

Sunday Book Review – Cruising Danger by Stevie Turner

My Sunday Book Review today is for Stevie Turner’s – Cruising Danger. I always enjoy Stevie’s…

Let Me Say This about That

Stephen Graham Jones makes a valid point in his essay about horror in the New York…

My Ears Jangled!

My ears jangled, Miss Penny speaking. I kid you not, I thought they might fall off.…

Duff House Mausoleum in Autumnal Aberdeenshire

I wandered through the woods to the 18th century Duff House Mausoleum. It’s about a mile…

Branching Out with Poet, Lecturer and Writer Amita Sanghavi of Oman.

  I was introduced to Amita by New Brunswick poet, Richard Doiron, who suggested Amita would…

IT’S SAGA SATURDAY!! I am thrilled that saga author Elaine Everest is visiting with me again today…

  MY PATCHWORK LIFE   I’ve always been a crafter and love to sew. I grew…

Autumn Reads: Chance by Carolyn Bowen

The seasonal changes are refreshing and supply the perfect backdrop for reading surrounded by nature or…

Welcome to YA Author – Iyana Jenna

I’m delighted to welcome Iyana Jenna to my blog.   Hello Iyana – It’s lovely to…

Passion, Suspense, and Crime. A Preview of “Death’s Footprint”

Jordan Blair, a Toronto cop, and Darcy Piermont, a Quebec City private investigator, two type A…

Rant Review: Masters of the Universe Origins Beast Man figure (Lords of Power)

As we saw a few months ago with Mer-Man, Mattel has released a recolored version of…

#WritingMusic: #Music of the #Monsters

Welcome back, my fellow creatives! October’s been a time for monster movies in our house. Oh,…

Positive Delay Tactics — Maybe

I believe that the best way to write enough to publish is just to keep writing.…

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS October 16, 2021

Friday has arrived and I’m still here with your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt. Alex is…