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Thanksgiving with Family and Friends by Susan Hanniford Crowley

My husband is descended from a Mayflower Pilgrim on one side of his family. Some of you may not know the history of the Pilgrims of Plymouth, Massachusetts. For one thing, the Mayflower was supposed to land in Virginia where … Continue reading

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Lovely Digits’ Layer-out of the Dead Heroine

By Jeanine Englert To celebrate having 200 Amazon Reviews for my first book, Lovely Digits, I thought I’d highlight one of the most interesting facets of research I discovered while writing the book back in 2017-2018. That aspect was that … Continue reading

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Celebrating Romance and Romance Writers This Month!

By Jeanine Englert There is something unique to the romance writing community that I want to be sure to celebrate today: acceptance and belonging. I can still remember my first meeting at Georgia Romance Writers back in February of 2013. … Continue reading

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Lance and I met new friends…

Gentlemanly Lance recently provided a great ride in the arena for Elvin, the grandson of a riding buddy. The polite young man with a great smile earned my pony’s trust. I received home canned tomatoes and pickles for facilitating their … Continue reading

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Historical Women

Writing about real people in history can be a task fraught with danger. Do you adhere to the plain facts, or do you spin a tale that fleshes out the bare bones of the past? How much research do you … Continue reading

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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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