Category Archives: Settings

Mt. Rainier never fails to inspire…

My brother, Brian, and his wife, Rose, are moving permanently to the Philippines. I know he is loved and appreciated by her family, but its hard to think of him so far away. We took a day drive around Mt. … Continue reading

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PLOTTR: Is It Right for You? by CiCi Cordelia

As Cheryl and I have been upping our CiCi Cordelia game, we find ourselves on the lookout for new tools and ways to improve our creativity. Especially since we have decided to continue writing in the nineteenth-century Western Historical world … Continue reading

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The Scent of a Scene by Cari Davis

The earthy aroma of fallen leaves. Pies baking in the oven. Chimney smoke filling the crisp, cool air. Pumpkin and spice. The scents of autumn bring to my mind cozying up with my husband, spending time with family, and an … Continue reading

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Channeling Nora

Every voracious reader, including those of romance, has their favorite authors. Genres. Heat levels and writing styles. And what choices we have! Romance novels, with all their various genres and subgenres, can be had in whatever length we prefer, from … Continue reading

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The Agony and The Ecstasy

This month I did my first Arts & Crafts Festival. Was it a success? Well, I did see people I haven’t seen since high school (I’m not saying how long ago that was, but it was decades). Back then my … Continue reading

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Everything New is Old Again, by Char Chaffin

Wait a minute. I might have that phrase backward. Isn’t it ‘Everything Old is New . . .?’ I guess it depends on perspective. From my perspective, I’ve just gone backward. Earlier this month I released my third full-length novel … Continue reading

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Showing the Love and Getting it Right, by Char Chaffin

Fade in, bedroom: Grant carried Ursula to the bed and laid her down ever so gently amongst the tousled satin sheets. “My love, you’re wearing far too many clothes,” he whispered seductively, as he reached for the laces on her … Continue reading

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