Category Archives: researching books

Time is on My Side, Yes it Is by Cher’ley

This Blog  by Cher’ley Grogg Q: What did the second hand say to the hour hand as it passed by? A:  See you again in a minute. Q: What do you call a story that one clock tells to another? A: … Continue reading

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It Happened On This Day

Post by Doris McCraw It’s July 10, 2017 and do you know what happened on this day? I’ve always found these pieces of history fascinating. Maybe it’s the researcher in me, or maybe it’s just an insatiable desire to know.  … Continue reading

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Garage Sales

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction It’s late summer and one of the biggest events in our area during the summer months are garage sales. Bright colored poster board signs dot streets with arrows you hope will lead … 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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Celebrating this week in (old) York- Roman style!

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Happy 4th July to those who mark this as a very special day- a day for a declaration of independence.  If you’re doing something special with family or friends, my best wishes for a … Continue reading

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    Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw I thought I’d take a break from writing about individual women doctors and investigate a related topic, grooming the cat. If anyone has tried this exercise, you know it is filled with … Continue reading

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Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw I confess, but then you already know, I love research. If something catches my eye or ear, I want to follow up, know all I can. This, I believe keeps me young and involved … Continue reading

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Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw             I confess to having a love/hate relationship with resources. They are a blessing or a curse to your writing. As I make this journey of being a writer, the … Continue reading

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Betrayal, conspiracy, addiction…oh my

I discovered something about my new book on my way to writing 50,000 words (I’m still behind on that) for National Novel Writing Month. It’s got a lot of stuff going on. For this year’s NaNoWriMo challenge I decided to … Continue reading

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Making an Anthology, Snip-Snip and Paste-Paste by Cher’ley

   This blog by Cher’ley  Grogg   Cutting and pasting isn’t what it used to be, now it’s copying and pasting, but it’s still not easy. I find that it is both frustrating and    calming at the same time. … Continue reading

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