Monthly Archives: September 2011

What’s Your Favorite Romantic Setting? by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I love researching wonderful settings.  Of course, in many ways, it requires travel.  Sometimes you just can’t get there, and you have to use books, movies, videos, maps, and other people’s accounts. Here are two enchanting photos of swimming in … Continue reading

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Autumn Weather and Comfort Food by Gerri Brousseau

With the cooler temperatures and all the signs that autumn is approaching we, as New Englander’s, begin to think about all things fall.  As a native of Connecticut, I am accustomed to winterizing my home, pulling in the garden hose, … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Joys

Do you ever stop to smell the flowers, literally? What about taking some time out of each day to relax and reflect? These past few weeks have flown by in a whirlwind between the demands of my day job, family … Continue reading

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Finding The Gift of Life’s Little Pleasures by Debralee Mede

Life can be just too demanding at times and I certainly have felt the strain of these demands.  Lately, I have been trying to just take a step back and try to stop that whirlwind of anxiety and pressure that … Continue reading

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Weekly Paranormal-Scope

While I’m not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planet, I am intimately linked with the paranormal in the world. The week ahead for: Aries Spiders have been busy building webs in your area.  Be careful who … Continue reading

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I’ve got a new publication this week from Noble Romance! Text Play is a D/s sexting story, about as steamy as you can get! Andrei found her on Facebook. Natalia wasn’t sure she wanted to rekindle the past. But what … Continue reading

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Living on the Edge by Gerri Brousseau

     At one time, not so long ago, even thought it sometimes seems a lifetime ago, I was a skydiver.  Yes, I actually jumped out of perfectly good planes.  It all began when I was about 13 years old.  I … Continue reading

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What Makes A Hero Romantic?

What makes a hero romantic?  Let’s look at some admirable qualities. 1. Good looking?  A muscular physique?  Not only look strong but actually be strong?  So would Daniel Craig fit the bill, or should I say Bond?  What if great … Continue reading

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Bad Boys and Guilty Pleasures by Gerri Brousseau

Hello dear readers.  I’m very excited that Susan has invited me to contribute on Thursday as well as Saturday here at Nights of Passion.  Thank you, Susan.  I’m also excited because Thursday is the night my favorite show is on TV … … Continue reading

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Writer’s Tune Up

How do you Tune up your writing? You might be wondering what I mean by a “tune up” but think about everything else in your life. To keep yourself healthy you may eat a balanced diet, exercise and take vitamins. … Continue reading

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