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VIRTUAL BOOK LAUNCH EVENTS FOR BEYOND THE HEADLINES

I have two virtual book events coming up for the publication of my new mystery BEYOND…

When in Need of Healing, Start With Forgiveness

It has been a confusing and enlightening forty-eight hours in my life. Just yesterday I did…

“Telling Our Stories” — #amreading #amwriting

This morning, I participated in a service titled “Telling Our Stories” at the Unitarian Universalist Church…

The May edition of The Big Thrill

For this month I had the opportunity to interview two authors I have read before, one…

Deep POV

 Using deep third-person point of view brings your readers closer to your character. https://www.janefriedman.com/close-third-point-of-view/

New Reviews

JG MacLeod, Abalone Domestic Violence with a Vengeance Liz is a reticent and shy girl who…

GlamCrush Girls #Giveaway!

Welcome to The Set Of 12 GlamCrush Girls Giveaway! 1 Winner will receive Set Of 12…

Horde – Orda! Order!

In some dictionaries the word horde is said to come from sixteenth century Polish, Horda, or…

Book review: Ethan Murphy and the Race for the Incan Crown

Ethan Murphy and the Race for the Incan Crown is the second book in the Ethan…

Sunday Book Review – On Life After Death -Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Welcome to my Sunday Book Review. Since my husband’s illness, and consequently, his passing, I’ve found…

Rambles from the real world

I get a three day weekend once more. This is the end of my fun shift,…

The Escapist Coloring Club Prompt – May 1, 2021

It’s May Day! And here I am with your Escapist Coloring Club prompt. If you’d like…

FREE Today! Life Begins When The Kids Leave Home And The Dog Dies #humor #nonfiction #FreeBook

If you haven’t read anything by Barb Taub, you’re in for a treat. She’s hilarious. This…

The Beltane Faire

Happy Beltane! The Arcanum Faire trilogy started as a screenplay. Once it hit two-hundred and fifty…

Shingles Sux!

  May 2021 Blog Don’t ask me how I know… Okay, ask me.   Horror Personified:…

Biscuits in Bed?

Biscuits in bed, not a good idea, Miss Penny speaking. I am in a lot of…

Concordant Vibrancy 4: Inferno, by All Author

  Concordant Vibrancy 4: Inferno is an eclectic collection of stories about everything from forbidden to…

Petals, posies and blooms, oh my!

Happy May Day! It’s been a gorgeous (but slightly cool) spring. The flowering trees have been…

AGAINST ALL ODDS IS FINALLY HERE!!

 Dear Readers, My new book, “Against All Odds,” is finally here! It was launched Tues. April…

Branching out with Author James Palmer of Northeast Georgia, US.

  The Scribbler recently did a call-out for authors looking for a new audience and to…

Paula Quinn’s TEMPEST HEART – Good Story of a Highland Assassin and a Protected Lass!

May is Scottish month on Historical Romance Review and I’m starting with a great story by…

Not Happily Ever After

***READER DISCRETION IS ADVISED*** BLOG POST #274: Not Happily Ever After Have you ever gone on…

Upcoming Release Cover Reveal for E. E. Rawls’s Madness Solver!

This is a special reveal for me, not because I had anything to do with it–because…

Diary of a Writer – May Prompt

Sadly, the uncertainties of the past year make this image one that recurs to me. Just…

Friday Funnies: Space Day

Hello Posse! I am sure there are at least one or two of you who are…