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Drug of Choice

We are plagued with many things in 2020: massive fires, multiple hurricanes, politicians—and, oh yes, COVID-19. On any given day we might also read about locusts, killer hornets, asteroids, sun storms, the most recent update to Windows 10, and the … Continue reading

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Give Me an Island and a Good Book

In these current Interesting Times, do you ever feel like you’re living on a desert island? You’re stranded with the people you washed ashore with, supplies only come in on the occasional wave, and one day looks just like the … Continue reading

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Falling Off the Pyramid

My whole life, I was a mountain-climber. Not literally, you understand, but metaphorically. On both sides of my life, professional and creative, I’m always looking up. Looking for the next level, the next goal, the next ladder rung that would … Continue reading

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Readers make me smile!

I am a firm believer that the stories in a book are a collaborative work between the writer and the reader. As a writer I work hard to find just the right words to describe my world and bring my … Continue reading

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Reading Wide

One of the things I never realized would stimulate my writing muse is reading wide. By this I mean venturing out beyond my usual, favorite genres, and reading (or listening) to books that would otherwise never have snagged my interest. … Continue reading

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Encouraging Young Readers

Recently I was visiting a friend at her house. Her seven-year-old granddaughter read a graphic novel about a lost kitten to me. I marveled at how well she read and praised her lavishly. Later, she stopped reading and marked her … Continue reading

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Spread the Merry by Beth Carter

As authors, I believe we have an important job–especially over the holidays. We have unique talents that can help others who are stressed, alone, overwhelmed, and downright grouchy during the Christmas season. How can we help when we’re stressed ourselves? … Continue reading

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Reading/Signing/Panels at Confluence in Pittsburgh with Susan Hanniford Crowley

There’s nothing more exciting than a box of a new print edition! It’s coming with me to Pittsburgh. Being a paranormalist, I can be at romance as well as science fiction and fantasy conferences. Today is Saturday at Confluence in … Continue reading

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How Reading Has Shaped My Writing

I’m always seeking advice from fellow authors. I’ve been told many times that ‘to be a good writer, one must read a lot’. Certainly, like most authors, I can say I’ve read a lot of books. Out of curiosity, I … Continue reading

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LEARNING DISABILITY AWARENESS

Good morning everyone. Today I wanted to talk about something that many of us may not know much about: dys·lex·i·s dəsˈleksēə/ noun a general term for disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other … Continue reading

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