Author Archives: Leslie Lynch

Winners Announced!

Catholic Writers Guild puts on an annual online conference (CWCO, or Catholic Writers Online Conference), which I attended for the first time. And was I amazed! For a nominal fee of $30-$45, depending on membership status, attendees received an avalanche … Continue reading

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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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Slow Down – Great Advice for the Holiday Season

Back, just in time for the holidays! I’ve been AWOL for a bit, and along the line, some of my posts disappeared into the ether – but I’m BACK! In coming days, I’ll post about what’s been going on in … 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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Romancing Christmas, Volume 2 Now Available!

★•**•.★ Release Tour ★•**•.★ Romancing Christmas Volume II by Dale Mayer, Rachelle Ayala, Sandy Loyd, Marcia James, K.T. Roberts, Leslie Lynch, Kayce Lassiter Genre: Contemporary Romance – Holiday From sweet to spicy, friends to lovers, from cowboys to babies and … Continue reading

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Justice, peace and mercy in the wake of Orlando shooting, Brock Turner

This has been an awful week. When I first thought about writing this post, nudged gently by Erin McCole Cupp, it was to be a response to the shamefully inadequate sentence handed down to Brock Turner, convicted of three felonies … 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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