Monthly Archives: February 2012

Chain Reaction

I have had my Nook since Barnes and Nobles first came out with the eReaders. I love my Nook. I love its portability and the fact that I can store tons of books on it. I love the fact it … Continue reading

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Respect – it’s more than just a great song by Leia Shaw

I’m so excited to use this post title because I actually lip synched to Aretha’s RESPECT in a hypnotist show a couple years ago. Yes, I was one of the idiots that volunteered to be hypnotized in a comedy show. … Continue reading

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Weekly Paranormal-Scope

While I’m not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am intimately linked with the paranormal in the world.   In many ways, so are you. The week ahead for: Aries One orc too many has bummed … Continue reading

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A Romantic Spot

by C. Margery Kempe From Ireland First a little news: some good coverage of my publisher for Man City, Tirgearr, in the Irish Publishing News and also at the London Book Fair. The perks of being the first all digital … Continue reading

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Playing the Waiting Game by Gerri Brousseau

As many of you may recall from my blog post, “An Unexpected Visitor” ( in January regarding the doubt monster, I had recently submitted queries to several publishers.  Since that time, I have received an email asking for my full manuscript … Continue reading

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What A Writer Needs, Part 3 – The Importance of Beverages

LOL  After reading about the world’s oldest profession, I really need a stiff whipped cream hot cocoa. You probably think I’m joking, but it is vital that in creating your writing space that you consider what beverages you will be bringing … Continue reading

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The World’s Oldest Profession by Gerri Brousseau

I recently saw a story on Nightline about paid male escorts – yes ladies and gentlemen “gigolos.”  Apparently, in the states of California, Nevada, Texas, New York and Florida it is not against the law as long as there is … Continue reading

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