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While I Was Away — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: "All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”~ Walt Disney ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I think writers… Continue reading While I Was Away — Review & Giveaway

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Before the Ever After — Review

Thought for the Day: "THE GREATEST TEACHER FAILURE IS.” ~ YODA ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: HERE is a new post on getting rid of filler words and phrases by Karen Hertzberg on the Grammarly blog. It’s worth your time. Grammar Girl has a very helpful post HERE about Why Dumbing Down Your Language… Continue reading Before the Ever After — Review

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Under the Broken Sky — Review

Thought for the Day: “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”~ Arnold Schwarzenegger ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I am always interested when there are announcements of Word of the Year. I think I linked to Webster’s… Continue reading Under the Broken Sky — Review

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Flying Over Water — Review

Thought for the Day: “Your black moment isn’t black enough until the reader, and possibly even you as the writer, can’t see a way out.”~ Kara Lennox ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Chris Mooney has a good article from Writer’s Digest HERE that gives you 5 Rules for Writing Stories that Work. Lots of… Continue reading Flying Over Water — Review

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The Last Mirror on the Left — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”~ Maya Angelou ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I sometimes see calls for fairy tale retellings or stories based on myths or legends. I had better know what is what, or I may mess up and may not… Continue reading The Last Mirror on the Left — Review & Giveaway