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How Thick Does an Author’s Skin Need to Be

It’s times like these that an author would do well to grow a thick skin, perhaps something like that of a rhinoceros, or better yet a porcupine. Something that protects from the barbs, and sharpened teeth of a mad, frothing at the mouth, rabid reader. Continue reading

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Do Writers Ever Take a Vacation?

I just wrapped up the in person events on my annual Novel Fun in the Summer Sun book tour, and am looking forward to enjoying time on Cape Cod with my family. But I haven’t had a real vacation for … Continue reading

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An Author’s Journey

Sometimes the direction of your life leads you astray from your passions, and then, inexplicably, those same forces bring you face-to-face with your demons. For me and my nom de plume Belle Ami, such was the case. Marriage and children … Continue reading

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Let’s Party!

Wahoo! My first day on the blog! Let’s just take a moment to party! *Dancing* Okay, now that’s over with, let me introduce myself. I’m Katie, I’m twenty-eight, married with two little ones, one who is barely a few months … Continue reading

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Authors and Day Jobs

An author talks about the day job… And how it actually inspires her writing. Continue reading

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Carole Ann Moleti: Blending the Real World into Fiction

So after a long summer SMP Author Blogathon we’re into fall and the weather finally feels like it. The leaves are fluttering down and crunching under my feet. Pumpkins are appearing everywhere, and spooky urban fantasies (some of them mine) … Continue reading

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How Jackie Collins Helped Me Not Hate my Friends

In 1988, Austin, Texas was covered in ice. Not just a little ice, but a lot. Two to three inches worth and the bitter cold had no intention of letting up for a few days. The city shut down. No school. … Continue reading

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