Monthly Archives: July 2011

Clearing the Clutter

At home I’m in the midst of clearing and packing and eliminating and — well, if things don’t more along a little faster, perhaps some setting fire to things and running away to laugh across the street as it burns. … Continue reading

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Contest & Interview: Book Launch Party with Urban Fantasy Author a.c. Mason

Nights of Passion is excited to celebrate the book release of Night Reins by the amazing urban fantasy author a.c. Mason. I think she is talking about me… Hi, NOP readers, long time no see! I  threatened to be back. … Continue reading

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Reflections of the Heart: Behind the Scenes

A lot has been happening with Nights of Passion and me.  We say farewell to Cara North and welcome to Debralee Mede.  Saturday we’re interviewing a.c. Mason.  Many of our long-term viewers know Mason as the evil mastermind and long … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement

If you were able to take a walk with me through my “writer’s” house you would find many rooms.  As you enter you would first come to my idea room which houses the seeds of ideas that I hope one … Continue reading

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Does it Matter Which Word I Choose?

Let’s have a raise of hands for all you writers out there who never use a Thesaurus. I bet you if I were to walk into a RWA conference or any writers’ conference for that matter, and mention the previous … Continue reading

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I Just Want To Find My Balance: Lessons from the Writing Yogi by Debralee Mede

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the issues that seem to get in the way of my writing life, and rest assured, there are many: the neighbors, the landlord, the job or lack thereof, and life in general. All these issues … Continue reading

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Weekly Paranormal-Scope

I have inherited the Paranormal-Scope from Mason.  I’m not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets. But I am linked into the paranormal in the world. The week ahead for: Aries Large spiders are spinning webs nearby.  … Continue reading

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The Costs of Writing

“My fingers kill me as I play my guitar / ’cause I’ve been chewing down at my nails…” Pete Townshend, New Song Apart from revealing my old school rock-n-roll roots, I chose to start with these lines and this striking … Continue reading

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I love the written word. I love books, the smell of them and the feel of them in my hand as I curl up and bend them into a comfortable position in my hand.  I have always been an avid reader … Continue reading

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Enjoy Life! Enjoy Nights of Passion Blog!

It’s been hot.  I hope you’ve been taking care of yourself.  If you’re in the heat zone, take cover, keep cool, and drink water.   You could also read books and go to the movies or get one to sit in … Continue reading

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