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Happy Halloween!

Today is Halloween here in the US which means it is time for costumes and candy and all things spooky. I really love Halloween because it is such a quirky community celebration, with everyone getting into it in their own … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

Today is Labor Day here in the US, a holiday originally created to celebrate the efforts of unions and the labor movement for the rights of working people (and the creation of things like the weekend, which is certainly worth … Continue reading

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Fighting the crowds for summer fun

Summer is well and truly here in the Pacific Northwest, and I am so ready for it! Not only do I get to read more on these long summer days, but the weather is just perfect for taking advantage of … Continue reading

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Is this what normal looks like?

A couple of weeks ago I participated in my first in person reader event in two years–my first time showing off the complete Hands of Destin series with all four books on display. It was really a rush to see … Continue reading

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Still living the virtual life

While life is slowly getting back to normal, a lot of events are still virtual this year and with good reason! The first ever Vivian Awards Ceremony is this Saturday, July 31st in a virtual celebration of excellence in romance … Continue reading

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It’s in My Bones

Never discuss religion or politics at a family gathering. That common-sense rule took on a greater urgency in recent years as the nerves and anger level in the country percolated upward. In a time of tribes and divisions the last … Continue reading

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Finishing a series is so bittersweet

Last week marked the release of Crowning Courtship, the final book in the Hands of Destin series. It has been a long and productive three years since the first book was released, and as an author it has been really … Continue reading

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The Real Work

Writing is easy. Well, maybe not always. I currently have two books in the editorial process at two different publishers and sequels to each of them in process. If I hit a snag in one, I can switch to the … Continue reading

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The Five Best Bits of Writing Advice I’ve Ever Received

By Jeanine Englert Writing may feel like it’s done in a lonely dark void most of the time. Perhaps that’s a bit overdramatic. It’s only that way when the words don’t flow. However, most of the time, it is a … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air!

The past week here in Oregon has been full of the promise of spring, with sunny days, chilly nights and flowers in full bloom. The trees are not yet leafing out, and only the earliest blossoms have opened, but there … Continue reading

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