Category Archives: Soul Mate Publishing


One of my favorite memories is taking a bath in my grandmother’s claw foot bathtub and stepping out on the handmade rag rug placed on the linoleum floor at the side of the tub. The floor was always cold especially … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things: Second Chance Romances

Long before I started writing romance, I was (and still am) an avid romance reader.  I’d like to share some of my favorite elements from romance novels and the reasons why I think they work so well. I’ve known that … Continue reading

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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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Planning A Childrens’ Halloween Party by Susan Hanniford Crowley

Planning the Party! Every year, I give a Halloween Garden Party for my grandchildren and one of their friends. The ages range between 9 and 2. This year the theme is Witches. So all the invitations said to dress as … Continue reading

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It’s Soup Season!

October is officially fall where I live in the Pacific Northwest. The days are getting shorter fast, and this time of year is always wet and chilly in Oregon. In our household, that means it is officially time for soup! … Continue reading

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It’s the Reading That Matters

Reviews. We love them. We hate them. We can’t live without them. This is on my mind lately because with two new books out at the same time I’ve had a lot of them. They come in two stripes: editorial … Continue reading

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Curing Imposter Syndrome

Last month I talked about imposter syndrome, the feeling some of us get when we’re successful, but don’t really think we deserve it. I also said there’s a cure, but it isn’t an easy one. Dr. Valerie Young, an expert … Continue reading

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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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Hurricanes, COVID, Manuscripts, Clapton, and the Saints:

Hurricanes, COVID, Manuscripts, Clapton, and the Saints: Life along the Gulf Coast has been challenging these days—to say the least. Like the rest of the world, we have struggled with the pandemic. As a teacher, I have experienced the complexities … Continue reading

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Generating Gravity has been released!

Hi, everyone and welcome to fall! I’m pleased to tell you all that my fourth Universe Chronicles novel—this one titled Generating Gravity—was released on September 8th. I am so excited to share it with you all!. We shift the scene … Continue reading

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