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Twelve Brides for Christmas - A Case for Calamity

On this 8th day of Christmas, let’s welcome the fantabulous McKenzie Crowne as she shares info about her book A CASE FOR CALAMITY!

For Jane Whitmore, agreeing to switch identities with her best friend seems like innocent fun, but spending a romantic night in Paris with a man who doesn’t know her real name turns out to be a lark gone bad. 538 more words

Writing Life

Writing Life: The Most Passionate Writers

The most passionate writers figure out how to get the story out, no matter what.

Southern short story writer Flannery O’Connor contracted lupus at the age of 26, and she died in 1964 at the age of 39. 278 more words


Life As a Classroom, Compassion As the Teacher: It Takes a Fool by Sasha Dreams

The bell rings

Class is in session

The chalkboard is wiped clean,

ready for today’s lesson

One student is late and not seated at the table… 1,231 more words

Friday Ramblings From An Author-Six Days left Till Christmas

I’ve been saying that the whole year’s flown by but for some reason December’s gone by without me even noticing. At this time of year, and with nothing I can do outside, I spend time going through my old files and piles of notebooks. 125 more words

Friday Ramblings

for my own edification

Sometimes when I get overwhelmed or feel like I’m spinning my wheels, I’ll sit down at the end of the day and make a list of everything I did that day.  634 more words

Writing Life

Halfway to Home

I have been here for 18 days. I am well past the halfway mark of my retreat into the quiet and the writing.

I’ve never done this before. 484 more words


I am a terrible blogger; the day job is paying the bills but it’s really cutting in to my reading/writing time. I am getting some writing done but at the expense of reading time. 22 more words

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