Monthly Archives: May 2015

A Different Kind of Review: Kindness Wins by Galit Breen

I’m on a roll, dear Reader.  Two different kinds of review in two weeks!  Amazing what a few days away from the day job can do for a writer.  My vacation has not been all writing and reading, as I’ve … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things Not to do While Visiting a Bar

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:
? This list was inspired by listening to stories related by our house guests who had made the bar scene during the Memorial Day Weekend. All of these are hearsay and not a matter of personal…

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A Different Kind of Book Review: Zero by J.S. Collyer #MondayBlogs #bookreview

Hello, dear Reader.  I’ve managed to squeeze some time into writing a different kind of book review.  This one is for a novel I’ve had for … ahem … well, quite some time.  It’s been available since August 2014.  Sigh.  … Continue reading

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Ten Things Not to do on Memorial Day Feat. Marie Ann Bailey

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:
Last Year Marie Ann Bailey and I did a simu-publish of what not to do on Memorial Day. I was constructing a new one for this year, and it occurred to me that last years…

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Cover Reveal: Ichabod Brooks & the City of Beasts by Charles E. Yallowitz #fantasy #adventure

Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
Coming on June 1st for 99 cents! Ichabod Brooks & the City of Beasts (Cover by Nio Mendoza) In a time of heroes, a man will take any job to provide for his family.…

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RIP BB King

Turn your volume up loud …  

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Prose Poems: A Question and An Answer #poetry #MondayBlogs

For my online poetry class last week, we discussed the “prose poem.”  Now I remember from (way) back in the day when I was intrigued by prose poems because they seemed less intimidating than the usual poetry forms.  Prose poems … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things Not to do When It’s Your Birthday

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:
The inspiration for this is the fact that all of us have a day of birth even those of you from another planet. So I thought we could all use a little advice on that…

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A Long Slog #poetry #MondayBlogs

As some of you may know, I am taking an online poetry writing course through the University of Iowa (FREE!).  Just finished Week 3.  Being that the course is FREE, students have the option to do as little or as … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things Not to do IF You Think You Are Going to Win a Contest or the Lotto

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This list was inspired by reading a story about a person who had a dream that they were a Lotto winner and went out and bought new cars before the drawing. ? Ten Things Not…

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