Tag Archives: Reading

The Joy of Books, Conferences and Research

There is nothing like the fragrance of newly printed books. It becomes even more joyful when they are yours. You want to skip and dance and dance and skip. I think you get the idea. In preparation for Confluence 1017 … Continue reading

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Let Me Extend Your TBR Pile by Heather Novak

It has been an awesome month for book releases from my friends! Here are some of my favorite books that have hit my Kindle. Jenny Hale FINALLY, another Summer book is here for me to swoon over. And when Christmas … Continue reading

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Reading Across the Genres

In a discussion I had yesterday with several authors about collaborating on one of the boxed sets that are all the rage currently. We were trying to decide which genre of romance we would choose to publish, each person having … Continue reading

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HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

The Fourth of July for most people means the start of summer and a day to celebrate our Independence. For me it’s time to honor the military and their service to our county. We have the freedoms and rights thanks … Continue reading

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Writing Quotes

What are you read reading this week? I’m reading Detective for the Innocent by J. H. McCarthy I like to search out and read different writers. But before I read their works, I look for quotes from them. It helps … Continue reading

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Going to 8 Pi-Con! Now Where’s My Pirate Hat?

I started out in science fiction and fantasy and it shows in my stories. I’m a world builder and my characters have family and friends that usually appear in later books creating a series. I love the costuming and the … Continue reading

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Is it Friday Again?

What are you reading this week? I’m reading Storm Front by Richard Castle.   Isn’t it amazing how fast the days of the week fly by. I can’t believe I’m sitting here in front of my computer racking my brain … Continue reading

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What are your thoughts on writing programs?

Happy Friday, everyone! What are you reading this week? I’m reading Intrusions by Arlene Kay. A quick update as promised on my first experience teaching a class. It was awesome. The students participated with lively conversations and great questions. I can’t … Continue reading

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New Adult by Leia Shaw

As I’ve said before, I’m changing genres, trying something new, following the trend in reading. My upcoming release, Boy Meets Nerd, is a quirky New Adult contemporary romance. Since starting this book, I’ve been reading up on the NA market, … Continue reading

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New Perspectives for a New Year by Leia Shaw

For all of my books, except 31 Flavors of Kink, I’ve written in third person. 31 Flavors of Kink was written in first person present tense, which was a challenge, but it was short and ages ago. Since then, I’ve … Continue reading

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