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The Martyrdom of a PT Cruiser

Gratitude, Act I Three hundred and sixty three days ago, my husband came home to find our home ransacked, the television (and sundry other items that would take a day to catalog) gone, and my car stolen. The thieves also … Continue reading

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3 Strategies for a Relaxed Holiday Season

3 Strategies for a Relaxed Holiday Season Do you dread the holidays like I do? How about some strategies for navigating an often daunting time? Let’s look at three ideas for making the season relaxing rather than relentless. Personalities and … Continue reading

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#UpbeatAuthors and The Promise of a Sunrise

Sunrise – and its promise… Today’s #UpbeatAuthors topic is “a beautiful, uplifting image.” I had trouble settling on one, because the beauty of an image often comes from the meaning one attaches to it. A baby? Flowers? Children playing? Most … Continue reading

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Unholy Bonds: A response to one reader’s passing comment…

A friend made a comment in passing the other day when telling me she had finished Hijacked. “I love Lannis, and I want to read Unholy Bonds, but I don’t want to see her get hurt anymore.” May I reassure … Continue reading

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Great review of HIJACKED! Check it out –

A great big THANK YOU to Ginny Lieto, who liked HIJACKED so much she wrote a review of it on her blog! ♥ Check it out, here: Virginia Lieto  The ebook is available on Amazon, Apple iTunes, Nook, and Kobo. It is … Continue reading

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Off to Spalding University’s MFA Low Residency!

I’m off to my second intensive low-residency at Spalding University’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing program in about an hour.  In many ways it is very different from my past experiences through conferences and seminars through Romance Writers of … Continue reading

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Creativity, Writing, and Spring!

February last year was packed snow, ice, and 20 below zero for days. I remember, because we rescued a freezing cat. She’s since lost most of her tail and fourteen of her twenty toes – but she’s a sweetheart and, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

I’d like to take a moment out of our busy lives during this hectic season and wish everyone a Merry Christmas! Thank you, each and every one, my friends and readers, for your presence in my life. I am grateful, … Continue reading

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Fiction From the Foothills: Interview with Leslie Lynch

Here’s a great interview (of me) that my friend, Carolyn Astfalk, posted on her blog. Great, thought-provoking questions. I hope you enjoy reading it! (Click on the underlined word, above, to access the interview)  

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Christmas Hope, available now!

Christmas Hope, an Appalachian Foothills novella, is available now at Amazon. It’s a steal at 99¢ for your Kindle (or to read on your smart phone/pad, etc., with the free Kindle app). What readers are saying:  This special holiday story … Continue reading

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