Monthly Archives: August 2013

Which Sookie Stackhouse Reigns Supreme: The Book or HBO Series?

Okay, I admit it.  I cried when True Blood on HBO ended for the season.  I can’t wait to see what weirdness they dream up for next season.  Leaving us with the sight of Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgard) sitting in … Continue reading

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What are you reading?

What are you reading this week? I’m reading Karen Rose’s Did You Miss Me? While reading it got me thinking. How I switch genres depending on the season. How about you? Do you read the same genre or does the … Continue reading

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What Do You Think by Gerri Brousseau

OK. Who else besides me is sick of hearing about Miley Cyrus and her performance the other night on the VMAs? It seems to me that no matter what that girl does, it’s always controversial. I’m sure she grew up … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Natural Mind

Earlier this week I was speaking with a co-worker about the movie Life of Pi. I truly did enjoy this movie and my co-worker thought it was just “okay”. I asked if it was because it was too hyped up … Continue reading

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Authors and Reviewers – can’t we all just get along? by Leia Shaw

I was surprised when a few fans told me they’d like to learn more about how to write a book review that’s helpful to the author. I’m a little hesitant to blog about this because I’m not a reviewer. But … 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 wind has changed again.  Excitement is brewing. The week ahead … Continue reading

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Accountability, heh

At CTRWA, we have this great mentorship program. It took me a while to figure out if I needed a mentor or not, but when I became really frustrated with my writing and my career at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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The World Behind WHEN LOVE SURVIVES and a Contest

When I write a story or a book, it’s from a dream or series of dreams.   An image that has never left me is the scene of Ground Zero after both towers had fallen.  When I had the dream about the … Continue reading

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The Best Part Of Writing is the…

SUGAR JAMIESON The best part of being a writer is the support and friendship you receive from your writing groups. Take CTRWA for instance. Last night one of our members Sugar Jamieson had a release party for her debut book … Continue reading

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Contest & Behind the Scenes of Gerri Brousseau’s To Kill A Monarch

Nights of Passion is thrilled to interview the author of the new release in historical intrigue romance To Kill A Monarch. Gerri Brousseau is going to answer all kinds of in-depth questions for us today. Thank you so much for … Continue reading

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