Monthly Archives: March 2017

Prepping for Publication

One of my promises to myself this year was to release books under my name instead of hiding behind secret pen names. Having books out under my name have the added bonus of me being able to market them, talk … Continue reading

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Procrastinate? Who Me? by Cher’ley

     This blog by Cher’ley Grogg A farm boy accidentally overturned his wagonload of corn on the road. The neighbor who lived nearby came to investigate. “Hey, Willis,” he called out, “forget your troubles for a spell and come on … Continue reading

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Step Lightly

By S. J. Brown Now that spring has finally arrived everyone is heading outdoors.  There are so many places to explore and discover.  Before you venture out there are a few things to remember.  Don’t forget your bug spray.  There … Continue reading

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Mirror, mirror on the wall… tell me what the future holds

Futurists have a tough job. They have to predict what life will be like decades into the 21st century based on technological changes occurring now. They use their extrapolating skills to envision how technological changes will influence society – the … Continue reading

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Ancestry Surprises

This post by Gayle M. Irwin I recently received the results from my AncestryDNA kit, which I mailed into the company just after Christmas last year. It took quite a bit of time to get those results because of the … Continue reading

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What and How?

by Neva Bodin What word or phrase will I cling to this year in my writing journey? It must be inspirational (to get me going), motivational (to keep me going), and strengthening (to not let me bog down with discouragement … Continue reading

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Left Coast Lessons Learned

by Sarah M. Chen As I write this, I’m still trying to sort through all my emotions and thoughts about the crime writer conference that is Left Coast Crime – Honolulu Havoc. Every conference leaves me feeling both drained and … Continue reading

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Pings and Tangents

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Pings and Tangents

Post (c) Doris McCraw Have you ever had those moments where something you hear hits you in the proverbial solar plexus? Sometimes it comes out of nowhere and other times, it’s like you are looking for it. Once you hear … Continue reading

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Book and Movie Tell Tragic Adoption Story

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