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The Swag's the Thing

I’ve attended numerous academic conferences over the last three decades in connection with my day job. But before last year, I’d never attended any kind of Con.  853 more words

Becoming A Writer

A Day in the Life of Author - Laura Kemp

Laura Kemp is a funny person. Her tweets brighten up my day, and her books are witty and unique. I asked her along to the blog today to tell us how her day goes. 1,417 more words


Luminescence Blog Tour

With the blog tour for The Hungry Family well underway, I’d like to thank all those who have participated thus far!  


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Pauline's version of Maria's Quilt

I have been overwhelmed by the warmth of the response to Lynne Edwards’ pattern for ‘Maria’s Quilt’ on this website, and I think it shows how much-loved and respected she is in the quilting world.  292 more words

An Author's Life

Tethered to the Coffeemaker

I drank my first coffee — heavily laced with cream and sugar — a very long time ago. We’d spent the night with Uncle Don and Aunt Mary. 748 more words


The Hangover Sandwich and Forgotten Freebies

I am a useless and incompetent drunkard. Some things need not be stated so bluntly but this one appears to be true. I tweeted a tweet on Twitter that said, “When I reach 1000 followers I will give Tripping the Night Fantastic away for 2 days!!” It was a good plan – carried out poorly. 395 more words

An Authors Life