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Imagine That or What If (A Draft Post)

Another draft post from July 18th, 2014. 8:31 am. How do you come up with a title for your novel? How about a collection of short stories? Or a children’s book? I have been grappling with trying to find the perfect title for my short story collection and it’s not easy. Originally it was going to …

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Another Review This Week

A few years ago, I picked up  Dad Versus The Grocery Store, by Benjamin Wallace. It was originally titled, “Dumb White Husband vs. The Grocery Store” You can find my short review here. And the ebook is FREE to download! (Just click on the title.) Recently, I was bored. 🙂 and decided to see what books …

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Review for “Crushed Velvet”

Last year I won a paperback copy of, “Crushed Velvet” by Diane Vallere and last week I finally got around to reading it. Polyester Monroe has inherited her grandparents fabric store. Getting ready for the grand re-opening Poly, as she is known, has Phil Girard pick up some bolts of velvet that she has had …

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Thoughts on Series

I was reading Emily Guido’s post titled, “The Next Big Thing” And you can find her post here… For those that don’t know, Emily is the author of  “The Light-Bearer” series. And Alastair asked, “How do you carry on the story across novels?” It’s easy. Most novels have a beginning, middle, and an end. Yes, they …

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Wednesday Wonders with John Thomas Buckley

Well, I better get this up and posted! Hi John and welcome to Wednesday’s Wonders!Hi Karen, Thank you for granting me an interview! I would love to be featured on Different Corners In My Life as well, it would be an honor! Here’s my brief bio I am the 6th of 9 children! I am …

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Wednesday Wonders with Damon Ferrell Marbut

Hi Damon You seem to be a popular guy this week. I have seen you being interviewed on a couple of other blogs. So I Thank you for taking the time to stop by and chat with me here on Wednesday Wonders.  I won’t take up too much of your time, but I know my …

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Series or Stand Alones

I wasn’t going to post today since I have a surprise post for you tomorrow and a wonderful interview with  Armand Rosamilia on Wednesday But I was reading  Kaye’s blog post this morning about, “Hating books by favorite authors” http://kayedacus.com/2012/07/09/reading-chat-monday-hating-books-by-favorite-authors/ And it got me to thinking, maybe worrying is a better word, about my series “Chris’ …

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THE ‘NEXT BEST THING’ CHALLENGE

Today, I was tagged in a blog hop called “The Next Best Thing” (TNBT) by an awesome twitter and blog  follower, Jen Wagner Now TNBT is different then the blog awards because TNBT is a writing challenge. Now here’s the rules. Answer the ten TNBT questions listed below about your current WIP. Tag five other writers …

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My Review of “American Goddesses”

American Goddesses is a novel by Gary Henry  When Gary asked me if I would review American Goddesses, I told him I am not very good at reviews. I have a hard time writing a summary or description of the book. People ask me all the time when I recommend a book, “What’s it about?” …

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Wednesday Wonder’s Interview With Sara Flower

I want to welcome Sara to the Wednesday Wonders today. She has graciously agreed to let us peek into her head and see what makes her tick. So here’s Sara in her own words answering our probing questions. Welcome Sara and thank you so much for being here. 1. Many people don’t like the name …

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