Featured Book – March 8

I posted this review about Linton Robinson’s book, Sweet Spot, several years ago, but with all the political upheaval recently, this particular book keeps coming to mind. I loved it then and love it still. Mazatlan Confidential Sweet Spot, Linton Robinson Linton Robinson’s  novel of corrupt politicians, Mazatlan Carnival and baseball has all the credentials for […]

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Featured Book: March 3

  It’s 384 A.D., the dawn of the monotheistic state. City of Cats follows the tumultuous events of one decisive year in the life of Lupicinus, powerful advisor to the Pope, who lives a duplicitous life as a clandestine non-believer, and Saturnine, wife of a Christian senator who secretly writes against the Church. Lupicinus and Saturnine are […]

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Featured Book: February 27

Inspirational Regency Romance SEEKING PATIENCE by Josie Riviera Do people prove their worth by strength, or by character? Half-Romany, half-English lord, he lives a perilous Gypsy life … until a sweet English rose saves his life, and perhaps his soul. Widowed by a cruel husband, she’s given up all hope of love. Brought together in peril, […]

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Suppose You Give a Party…

Many of us experience trepidations when we offer something of ourselves to others. The classic and often humorous question, “Suppose I give a Party and nobody comes?” is all the more poignant for actors, dancers, artists and writers who are always at the mercy of “invited” guests when they exhibit, perform or publish a work […]

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Look It Up – Researching for Writers

Last summer, I had the privilege of attending a workshop offered by Ursula Renée, who writes historical novels set in the 1930s in New York City. Renée had a long list of ways to discover information about the time period, the activity, the product or just about anything a writer needs to make their book—whether fiction […]

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Thanksgiving for the Rest of Us

Several cultures include festivals in the Winter months, some to illuminate the darkness, some to celebrate the hope of a coming of new life. Many of us prepare a list of goals for the coming year, a list of resolutions for change and growth. For nearly 300 years, Americans have celebrated a family event called […]

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