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Over The River And Through The Wood By A Journalist And A Romance Novelist

  Oh, my gosh! Thanksgiving is almost here! Today, it dawned on me that the only Thanksgiving song I’ve ever heard of is Over The River And Through The Wood. [If you’re like me, you probably thought it was woods, … Continue reading

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Laughter – A Gift To Readers and Writers And Everyone In Between, in memory of my son, Alan

  Laughter goes a long way to heal the body and soul. As a writer I’ve experienced laughter’s wonderful gift in real life events and in fictional movies and books.     Did you know that the Cancer Center of … Continue reading

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Catching Up With A Few Funnies In English Language

Hey Everyone. Yeah it’s been since Christmas since I posted and I’m sorry for that. All, I can say is that it was quite a winter at my house. That’s why I decided a few chuckles were in order. So … Continue reading

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Happy 2017 Holidays Everyone!

It’s been some time since I’ve posted and I apologize for that. With vacations, family doings and some health issues to deal with, I’ve been lax. Just to catch you up with some of my doings, I’m including some pictures … Continue reading

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Sexy Writing Phrases For In And Out Of The Bedroom

Many of my writing buddies hate writing love scenes. I have to admit that they aren’t one of my favorite things to write either. I rewrite them more than any other scenes in my books. It’s not the idea of … Continue reading

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Character Action Verbs and Body Language

 I figured it was about time I offer another meaty blog. Here’s a whopper listing character action verbs and body language verbs. Body language and plain old action verbs are often interchangeable depending on their setting.  Example: A character’s body … Continue reading

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Christmas At Sharla’s House 2016

  Wow, Christmas week already! Where did the year go? As I sit here up on my little mountain in Southern California, a steady but warm rain is giving us a much needed soak. The gifts are purchased and tomorrow … Continue reading

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Word Humor With Paraprosdokians

A paraprosdokian is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence is unexpected and often very humorous. They make great one-liners. I received these examples of paraprodokians  in my e-mail today. I’d love to give credit … Continue reading

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Woot! How To Fell A Timberman Is Second Runner Up For 2016 American Historical Rone Award

  I had my second big surprise this summer when I learned yesterday that How To Fell To Fell A Timberman is 2nd runner up for American Historicals in the 2016 Rone Award.  The first surprise of course was being … Continue reading

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How To Fell A Timberman is in Final Round for the Roan Award

      Woo hoo! How to Fell a Timberman is in the final round for the Roan award. I just want to say thank you to everyone who supported me and my book. Seven books are in the final … Continue reading

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