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My Writing Hero—Celebrating Herman Wouk’s 100th Birthday by Lauren Linwood

As a writer, I know it’s important to keep writing and releasing my novels. The more I can get my name out there, the better. So far, I’ve published six romances. Two more will be released in June and November … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate the SMP RONE Nominees! By Lauren Linwood

I wasn’t much of an athlete growing up, so I don’t have a collection of trophies and ribbons from days of running track or playing soccer. I did win some academic awards, though, and I was named Most Likely to … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from . . . Proofing a Book?

One of the best things that has ever happened to me is becoming a published author. I love getting to share all the people inside my head with the people outside my head. I enjoy creating characters, inventing plotlines, throwing … Continue reading

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Getting My Sally Field Moment by Lauren Linwood

Everyone likes a little recognition every now and then. It might be a simple compliment from your boss, thanking you for your hard work on a difficult project or your husband showing his appreciation for making his cup of coffee … Continue reading

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Don’t Break out the Champagne Too Soon by Lauren Linwood

As a writer, I live inside my head a lot. And when I’m writing one of my romance novels, I’m literally eating, breathing, sleeping, and talking to my people all the time! And yes, there are times when they talk … Continue reading

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Wedding Planning . . . and Planning for My New Novel by Lauren Linwood

My daughter recently became engaged, and everything at our house now is a whirlwind of activity. We studied venues online, and she chose 5 she liked (with 1 as a back-up because she’s my kid!). My commission was to scout … Continue reading

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I Run Away Often . . . Especially to the Old West by Lauren Linwood

When I was growing up, my family didn’t have a lot of money to use for traveling–so I did the next best thing. I read about all the places I wanted to go. I sailed down the Nile and saw … Continue reading

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Packing for Vacay (and Packing a Plot)

I’m about to leave Texas for summer vacation. I’m headed to Idaho and Colorado. I thought it was smart planning on my part to beat the August heat and head to cooler climes. Wouldn’t you know it? Texas has experienced … Continue reading

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A Pen Name for Me . . . and My Heroine!

Many writers choose to use a pen name when they become published authors. By now, everyone knows that Samuel Clemens became more famous writing The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as Mark Twain, while Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was written by … Continue reading

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A Special Valentine’s Day With My Own Hero

Lots of people make a big deal out of Valentine’s Day. Okay—not lots of people—just lots of women. For many guys, Valentine’s Day isn’t even on their radar until they start picking up on hints from their Significant Other or … Continue reading

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