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About sandraharrisauthor

I write science fiction/paranormal stories of action, adventure and hot romance. http://www.sandraharrisauthor.com

Peaceful Places

Today I’d like to tell you about one of the peaceful places I go for a spot of spirit rejuvenation and dog walking. It’s called Lake Dennis.   The property on which the lake stands was originally purchased in 1871 … Continue reading

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Anzac Day – Australian and New Zealand Army Corp

In one month, April 25th is Anzac Day, Downunder. Originally this day marked the day the Anzacs landed at Gallipoli in 1915. They suffered horrendous losses to overwhelming opposition, but held their ground for eight months. Today the 25th is celebrated as … Continue reading

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Blueprint for a Hero

Inspired by Tina Susedik’s humorous post yesterday, I thought I’d offer something along the same lines. This is a little prayer I think of as a blueprint for a romance hero. There are a number of versions, (I am unaware … Continue reading

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Character Development

I hope everyone had a great festive season and are ready to dive back into being productive. 🙂 For my first SMP blog post of the year I thought I’d explore the similarities between character development and gardening—give them both … Continue reading

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Christmas Wishes and Grain Free Pumpkin Pie

With the SMP blog being taken over in December for our blog-a-thon, I thought I’d wish everyone the very best for the festive season. To help celebrate I’d like to offer a recipe for a delicious Pumpkin Pie that even … Continue reading

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Cross Genre—Why Has It Taken So Long?

It seems that for years, to satisfy my reading experience, I have needed to purchase two types of book. Romance and science-fiction/fantasy. However, a combination of romance and science-fiction seemed to be something that publishers deemed an unmarketable item. The … Continue reading

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B.O.B. Slaying and Tree Vacuuming

Yes, tree vacuuming, I have pictures to prove it. 🙂 A while ago my writing group had an exercise where we had to start a story with an odd line. I can’t remember what mine was exactly, but I had … Continue reading

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