Monthly Archives: April 2011

Return of the Melange Authors Giveaway!

C. Margery Kempe here! Let’s welcome Melange Books, LLC once again and to all their writers and readers.  How about we get to know a few of their authors today? And yes, there will be a giveaway. Ruth J. Hartman … Continue reading

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Depth: Part 3 – Plot

As a last part to my blog trilogy on depth, I’m going to cover plot. So what is depth in plot? In my opinion, depth in plot means pushing the envelope with the events and situations in your work. I’m … Continue reading

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Girls Afternoon Out

I love getting together with my gal pals. We catch up. We cook. Actually they cook and I help where I can. Last time I shared our chicken recipe on Girls Night Out. Here I’m sharing the recipe for a … Continue reading

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Depth: Part 2 – Setting

As a continuation to last Wednesday’s blog on depth, I’m going to talk about depth in setting today.  Have you ever wondered why vampire novels in places like Hungary or Romania work so well and have therefore been common settings … Continue reading

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Mason’s weekly Paranormal-Scope

As you know, I’m not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets. But, I’m linked into the paranormal in the world. The week ahead for: Aries You are one with the Jedi force. Taurus See beyond what … Continue reading

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Melange Authors Weekend Giveaway

by C. Margery Kempe Welcome to our weekend spotlight with Nancy and the authors from Melange Books! Read through to get to know the writers and to find the fabulous prizes they’ll be giving away. Herbert Grosshans Herbert lives near … Continue reading

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a.c. Mason: Contest and Book Release Party

Hello and welcome! We’ve got something really exciting for you today. Our very own a.c. Mason’s Surrendering to the Right Man releases today and I had the amazingly fun task of interviewing her. All right, Mason, take it away! Toni, … Continue reading

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A True Love Story–James and Julia

Many tales authors write are actually inspired by real life.  This story inspires me everyday. Menaleus  lived in Greece.  He had dark hair and flashing dark eyes.  His gift was the flute; his playing moved people.  He had a brother and four … Continue reading

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Depth: Part 1 – Characters

I got thinking about what makes a good book this weekend and while I’m sure there are lots of ways a book can be made good, I believe an essential part of a great novel is depth. Whether that is … Continue reading

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The 20 Year Move

So I am in the process of moving yet again! Only this time I am set od forbid either) strikes and forces me out. I am so sick of moving! As a military memebr and then as a military spouse … Continue reading

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