Tag Archives: fiction

More of the Same Publishing News #writingcommunity #ampublished

I don’t think anything warms a writer’s heart as much as seeing her story in print. Two stories, double the warmth. You could triple or even quadruple my warmth by clicking the links provided below and ordering a copy or … Continue reading

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Orchids and Publishing News Redux #writingcommunity #ampublished

I have it: America’s Emerging Literary Fiction Writers! It is beyond my vocabulary to describe how I feel at seeing my name in a list of published writers. (And how grateful I am that my last name begins with “B.”) By … Continue reading

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Orchids, Butterflies, and Publishing News #MondayBlogs #amwriting

No excuses. Life is busy, and if some of my absence from social media is because I’m living in the moment, well, won’t you join me? In spite of the news (which I only see when I dare to look, … Continue reading

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The Astronomer’s Wife up at 50-Word Stories!

I’m very excited to share that I have a 50-word story up at fiftywordstories.com. If you’re not yet subscribed to this site, you’ll want to be. Here’s the link to my fifty-word story: https://fiftywordstories.com/2019/01/22/marie-a-bailey-the-astronomers-wife/ And to show there’s always some … Continue reading

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Traditional Book Review: The Death of Mrs. Westaway by @RuthWareWriter #bookreview

The Death of Mrs. Westaway is the third of Ruth Ware’s novels that I’ve had the pleasure of reading and, at this time, it is my favorite. The novel is a modern mystery with a Gothic, even Dickensian atmosphere. Hal, or … Continue reading

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The Little Short Story That Could #MondayBlogs #justwrite

My little story “No More Tomorrows” continues to surprise me. First that it was accepted at all by Z Publishing House for their Florida’s Emerging Writers series. Then that it earned two positive reviews by writers I deeply admired: Carrie … Continue reading

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You asked for it: Yesterday Road now available in paperback!

Originally posted on WHAT THE HELL:
Yes, I’m delighted to announce that you can now display Yesterday Road, my first indie novel, on your bookshelf. Check out the paperback edition over at Amazon. When I first decided to dabble in…

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Long Overdue Book Reviews: All Good Stories by Linda G. Hill #MondayBlogs #bookreview

I’ve been remiss in writing book reviews, and I aim to make up for it over the next few weeks. I have a fantasy that one day I will be very, very organized, and these periodic mea culpa posts will … Continue reading

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Update: Finally Friday and Why is There Always a Snag?

In case any new readers come across this post: It’s all good. I’ve received credit for any sales made through this link: http://www.zpublishinghouse.com/?rfsn=1648278.3e0285 Patience is not one of my virtues, but I’m working on it 😉 *** Dear Readers, Fellow Writers, … Continue reading

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The Luck of Friday the 13th #MondayBlogs #neverstopbelievinginyourself

I always think of Friday the 13th as a lucky day for me, even if the luck only extends as far as nothing bad happening on that day. This Friday the 13th started off ominously though, putting me in a … Continue reading

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