Category Archives: Romantic Places

Ever Glad in the Everglades by Stacy Hoff

Recently I guest-blogged in BTS eMag (Book & Trailer Showcase E-Magazine) about how writers tackle story location & I’m glad to say that just a few days ago I was able to re-visit one of the locations I … Continue reading

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Location, location, location by Stacy Hoff

    The old adage in real estate is well known: the best way to select property is by considering three things – location, location, location. Does this principle hold true for writers? In order to find the perfect location … Continue reading

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Let’s go to Provence! by Guest Author Jamie K. Schmidt

Hello Passionate Readers! Today I’m giving my Friday forum to USA TODAY best-selling author Jamie K. Schmidt. I’m glad to say I know Jamie personally. She is not only an active member in my Romance Writers of America (RWA) chapter, … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Secret #16: Why Would You Go to Paris?

Yes, I’ve been dreaming of Paris, which means my characters are on there way.  What does that mean?  I have to watch what they’re up too.  Is it sightseeing?  Shopping?  The great food?  Is it about amour or is it … Continue reading

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Luau Friday and lots of treats.

                                                                                                                                                                                           ROBIN COVINGTON   Let start the Luau now. Don’t you just feel the warm ocean breeze as the fire dancers perform. Tropical Drink (my favorite) 1 cup of strawberries or blueberries 1 … Continue reading

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A Snowstorm but Far Away Thoughts of Egypt

If you live in the New England states, that you’ve been experiencing harsh weather.  I’ve had to shovel out twice today.  The first time I took pictures.  The 2nd time I was too tired.    That’s Bella sitting on the … Continue reading

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New Release: Swan Prince

by C. Margery Kempe  Magic happens when love is true. I’m happy to announce my latest fairy tale is out now from Tirgearr Publishing. Set in London, The Swan Prince tells a magical tale of mutual rescues. Lena thought she’d found … Continue reading

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