books

Books are Delicious But I Wouldn’t Recommend Tasting Them

In an effort to carry on the long honored tradition of ladling guilt upon the younger generation, I love to tell my girls about how easy they have it. (Especially after innocent comments in their youth asking me how excited I was about women being allowed to vote —and if it was hard coming across the ocean in that boat with George Washington.) So when this week’s Marketing For Romance Writers (MFRW) Blog Challenge was simply Paperback, Ebook or Audio? I thought, back in my day I could only get a book at the library by using one of those horrible card catalogs. Continue reading

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Favorite Holiday

What Happened to My Favorite Holiday

If you look up the word hol·i·day, one of the definitions is a day of festivity or recreation when no work is done. I get the whole festivity and recreation part, but the part that threw me was the ‘no work is done.’ Hence why with the Marketing for Romance Writers (#MRFW) 52-week Blog Hop topic for this week My Favorite Holiday gave me pause. Because my favorite holiday has changed over the years. Continue reading

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life lessons blog

If Only Laughter Was the Best Medicine

The topic for this week’s Marketing for Romance Writer’s 52-week Blog Hop is Life Lessons in My Book. Initially, the thought of a life lesson brought forth images of a deep meaningful message like that usually portrayed in a women’s fiction novel. Granted, I often get into the mood to immerse myself in such a serious read, but as you may notice, most of my books fall in the a little less than serious side. Although there are some life lessons that inevitably leak into my stories and most of these lessons can be applied to everyday, serious and shudder normal non-magical life.
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