Category Archives: Novel Related

Reading Life

This post is by Abbie Johnson Taylor.   Thanks to StephJ for inspiring this. Since I love to read as much as I love to write, here are my answers to some questions about how I read. *** Do you … Continue reading

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It’s the journey AND the destination!

By Stephen Buehler I have taken on an arduous task – converting my novella into a novel. The Mindreading Murders is about a magician who’s making his big comeback. One of his assistants is killed after being a guest on … Continue reading

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This post by Jennifer Flaten As you know I love reading. It is one of my favorite things to do. There is nothing as satisfactory as losing yourself in a book. For me reading a good book can turn hours … Continue reading

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How to Tell if Your Slip is Showing!

    This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction If you are a woman many of you have run into a problem with your slip showing below your hemline. Not only does it look unprofessional, when someone brings it … Continue reading

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Broke-Beaten Down-But Still Blessed-That’s Bad-No That’s Good by Cher’ley

This blog by Cher’ley Grogg I’m so broke I can’t even afford to *pay attention*. I’m so broke I go into KFC and lick other people’s fingers. When everything is coming my way—I’m in the wrong lane. I’m so broke, … Continue reading

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A Wilder Rose by Abbie

This post by Abbie Johnson Taylor   When I was a kid, I read all the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, some of them more than once. To this day, I still remember the names of all the … Continue reading

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Descriptions, From Tell to Show by Cher’ley

This blog by Cher’ley Grogg She swooped into the book store. Her fiery red lipstick matched her bright red dress which fit her like the skin on an apple. She wore too much sky blue, eye shadow and her cheeks … Continue reading

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Sin..dex…sin…dex…milestones

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Some fantastic milestones have been reached in my household this week. My trusty dictionary describes milestone as: 1. A stone marker set up on a roadside to indicate the distance in miles from a … Continue reading

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Down Memory Lane

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction I don’t outline my books. I guess you’d call me a spontaneous writer. But I do write out a few notes for reference. The following is how I would write the notes … Continue reading

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Time-travel adventure allows for…hindsight?

This post is by Nancy Jardine Hindsight. It’s an amazing thing. A dictionary definition of hindsight will give you something like this: – understanding after the fact; retrospection; observation or perception of what was. In my early teens, I loved … Continue reading

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