Category Archives: A Lesson in Love

Let It Go!

Sometimes everything goes wrong and you want to scream, but you hold it all in. Sometimes you know the perfect words to say, but you don’t say them. It comes out wrong because you’re nervous. What are you nervous about? … Continue reading

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What I Learned in 2012

A lot happened to all of us during 2012.  I’m not one for resolutions.  I’m more for making plans regardless of time of year.  But this past year was filled with diversity some tragic, some amazing, and some both. What … Continue reading

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A Starry New Year

There’s a halo around the full moon tonight (Friday night).  I noticed when I was walking my dog.  It’s brutally cold.  Pete is not fond of walking when it’s cold and I have to talk him into it. The New … Continue reading

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Holiday Crafting and Assorted Stuff

You are probably all familiar with assorted stuff.  You find assorted stuff if you open the box of decorations and say, “Oh, no.”  Things are missing or tangled.  :(  How did that happen!   I can’t imagaine.  So I have no … Continue reading

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Being Thankful A Little Early

Lately a lot of things have blurred and come into focus for me.  I was coming home late from the day job, and the early evening sky was a brilliant purple with pink and gold.  I suddenly felt grateful to … Continue reading

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Real Life vs. Romantic Life

Being a romance author, I’m really into the Happily Ever After.   Though now I understand, it can also mean Happy For Now.  I love books, and I come from a science fiction and fantasy background.  Even then I was still … Continue reading

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What Is This Writer Doing When You’re Not Watching?

Oh, my!   So much! In just one night, I went into a virtual world and helped a friend become a dragon.  That same night, I was reviewing a fantasy story that was sent in to the magazine where I am … Continue reading

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Wandering and Wondering About the Alpha Male

I’m still on a blog tour, but it’s nice to kick back and be on my home blog. July 5th, I’m guest blogging on Paula Zone http://paulazone.blogdrive.com and July 9th, I’ll be at the Magician of Oz  http://magicianofoz.blogspot.com No interview … Continue reading

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Lesson on Love 4: Touching

Whether it’s real life or a romance novel, the moment the hero and heroine touches, the romance unfolds faster.  Touch means trust. You begin with the basics. He leans toward her.  Does she welcome his advance or feel threatened by … Continue reading

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Lesson on Love 3: Meeting Love Face-to-Face

No matter what the heroine is going through, you as the reader know that’s all about to change when she meets the hero.  In that first meeting whether it’s in a romance book or in real life, sparks fly.  There’s … Continue reading

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