Author Archives: Linda O'Connor

Recipes for Dinner Tonight from Perfectly Honest!

In Perfectly Honest, Mrs. Davy looks after Sam’s house when he’s not there and fills the fridge with meals that Sam can reheat. She makes a mean spaghetti sauce, and both Sam and Mikaela love Mrs. Davy’s chocolate chip cookies. … Continue reading

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Add a little colour to your life. It’s Perfectly Reasonable!

Perfectly Reasonable, is very…well, colorful! Trace Bennett is applying to medical school and is convinced that blue living room walls will give him the feng shui boost he needs. Margo MacMillan finished medical school but has taken a step back … Continue reading

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Fun with the Medical School Interview

In Perfectly Reasonable, Trace is applying to medical school. With a little help from Margo, he plans to ace the dreaded medical school interview. Now he just has to convince Margo to help him! I had the inspiration to write … Continue reading

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A light spring salad!

Spring is definitely in the air in my neck of the woods. The temperatures are rising, the snow has melted, Robins are back, and when I go for a walk, I can hear the birds singing in the trees. What … Continue reading

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Searching for a Perfectly Reasonable Job

Sometimes a job isn’t quite what you expect. One summer, I worked for a hydroponics expert. I had visions of spending my days with beautiful flowers, learning the intricacies of horticulture, nurturing a love of growing plants. Nope. I washed … Continue reading

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Horoscope and Zodiac Fun in Perfectly Honest

Do you read your horoscope? They’re fun to follow – especially when they predict good things happening! That’s the allure of horoscopes – they’re usually broad enough that you can find at least an inkling of personal relevance. In Perfectly … Continue reading

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A little fun with Christmas Crackers!

One of my favourite Christmas traditions is setting the table with Christmas crackers. Before we start to eat, we pull open the crackers with a bang, put on the paper crowns, and go around the table reading the fun fact … Continue reading

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Writing Medical Romance

I write medical romance. A tip for others who want to write about doctors: they cannot/would not date their patients – unless they want to lose their licence to practice medicine. I know that readers are sometimes asked to suspend … Continue reading

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A Perfectly Honest Coincidence

One of the cardinal rules of writing is that things can’t happen by coincidence. If your character uses a magical key to unlock a critical clue to the mystery, then the key must appear well before the magical moment – … Continue reading

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The Awkward (Rewarding) Curbside Grab

One of the projects I tackled this summer was to revitalize an old dresser. The top had water damage and the paint was peeling. The gold curly-cew decorative carved out detail was a little fussy and old-fashioned for my taste. … Continue reading

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