Monthly Archives: September 2010

Let Go Today and Believe in Tomorrow

Sometimes all of us gets so overwhelmed by life that we’re stuck in worry mode.  I hear people say, “Don’t sweat the small stuff!”  Okay.  “What about the big stuff?”  Sometimes no matter how things are and no matter what … Continue reading

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The Watcher: A Character Type or …

When I think of The Watcher, I think of Giles on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”  He’s always watching out for her, finding information to help her, and mostly watching when he’s not advising.  In the “Watchmen,” you have a group … Continue reading

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No I’m not talking about the ones they made during World Cup 2010 as those sound more like Goooollllll!!! I’m talking about the ones you make to help you with your writing … What? You don’t know what I’m talking … Continue reading

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Romance at Albacon in Albany, NY Oct. 8-10, 2010

I am honored to be a participant in the third year of the romance authors’ participation in the science fiction and fantasy convention Albacon. Go here to see the details: We begin on Thursday night with an arrival reception. … Continue reading

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Mason’s Paranormal-Scope ~2

I’m not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets. I do however; have practical advice for those of you that might encounter paranormal of some sort. And yet I’m back at for second week. Who knew? Not … Continue reading

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I was glad to see at Authors After Dark that I am not the only author to encourage the wearing of hats; as Susan’s lovely photos show, romance writers love hats! Of course, I thought it wonderful that Stella and … Continue reading

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More about Authors After Dark Convention 2010

I can’t say enough on how great the Authors After Dark Romance Unlimited Convention 2010 was.  Completely amazing.  Here’s more photos.  I’m going to put together an album on my Facebook page.   I’ve put photos in addition to those … Continue reading

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Reaching into the World of the Paranormal with Lori Turner

I’ve always held a degree of measurable admiration for people who seem to effortlessly  create stories that capture the minds of a nation. These people possess a flawless characteristic that is quite different than most.  I’m quite certain if we … Continue reading

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Researching Historical Romance with Beth Trissel

During my vast research for historicals set in early America I came across a wealth of plant lore and recipes.  An avid gardener, I love to grow herbs, heirloom flowers and vegetables. To see, smell, touch and taste the same … Continue reading

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Reality Is…

That we’re really small in this great big world and in the span of its history (not to mention the entire universe and time itself). This past week I went back east to visit family and attend a friend’s wedding. … Continue reading

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