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Do You Have an Empty Well Emergency Kit?

By Jeanine Englert If you are like me, there are times when you simply cannot write. It doesn’t matter if you have your favorite fuzzy socks on, with your favorite coffee in your favorite mug in hand, and have the … Continue reading

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Beltane Bonfires Are Burning! By Guest Blogger Janina Grey

The fires will be burning this weekend and next as people throughout the northern hemisphere celebrate the reawakening of the Earth with the fertility festival of Beltane. May Day, dancing around a May Pole, jumping the fire,  burning bonfires through … Continue reading

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Write what you know

I generally dislike the advice ‘write what you know’ since it conjures up images of creative writing classes writing about having coffee and writing or similar boring literary scenes. Where is the space for flights of fancy, of flying rainbow … Continue reading

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Count Your Lucky Clovers

By Jeanine Englert Last month, I was honored to be the featured speaker at my local romance writing chapter. The event was a full circle moment for me as it had been nine years ago that I’d come through their … Continue reading

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Starting the New Year with My Favorite Female Sleuths

By Jeanine Englert Insightful and resourceful woman? Check. One that can also solve murders, too. Yes, please. I love a feisty female sleuth as much as I love a good man of mystery, so I have decided to devote my … Continue reading

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Unexpected Hero

Two or three books ago I introduced a secondary character. He wasn’t the hero. He was the competent, mild mannered younger brother who followed up on the heroism of others to clean up the mess left behind in the wake … Continue reading

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Putting the “Soul” in Solstice, by Guest Blogger Janina Grey

           For the last two decades I have carefully plodded through the holiday season with one snow boot firmly planted in Christmas and the other in Winter Solstice. And each year we manage to almost seamlessly blend traditions together for … Continue reading

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My Favorite Men of Mystery

By Jeanine Englert Brooding romantic hero? Check. One that can also solve murders, too. Yes, please. I love a good man of mystery, so I have decided to devote a blog to my current favorite detectives, constables, and inspectors. The … Continue reading

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Reading Out Loud

No, I’m not talking about audio books. I’m talking about my writing process. Let me take a step back and explain. Readers of this blog must realize the creation of a book has many parts and pieces. It begins as … Continue reading

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How Low Are Your Energy Pennies?

By Jeanine Englert One of the greatest author finds of 2021 for me has been discovering Becca Syme (www.betterfasteracademy.com), her books, and Quitcast podcasts. The second greatest find for me has been http://www.wishidknownforwriters.com and their podcasts. And my biggest takeaway … Continue reading

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