Category Archives: Random Bits

I Confess…

I confess…I can’t NOT edit as I write. That’s right. I used a double negative, on purpose. Decades of typing and self-edit backspace/re-type actions have rendered me unable to leave the uglies on the page and move forward. I’m not … Continue reading

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Is the blog phenom dead?

Is blogging dead? I’ve noticed a lot of writers are using Facebook to post pithy, newsworthy items, mentioning milestones in their careers, running contests and such all through their news feeds and Twitter streams. Is that today’s blog? Continue reading

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Feelin’ the heat!

I wrote the paragraph below in 2011, saved it as a draft and promptly forgot it  (Circa 2011) Status for the garden this time last year: Gawd, its been h.o.t. here. So hot Hubby and I had to escape to Florida … Continue reading

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Bookless Library – 1st of many?

As a book lover of many years, the thought of a bookless (no print books) library makes me sad. As the author of e-books, I realize an electronic library was inevitable. Now, it’s a reality in my home state of Texas. … Continue reading

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Wise words for the creative

Are you a creative individual who occasionally gets the doldrums about your talent? For purposes of this post, I’ll use writing as the creative outlet, but the doubts can easily be attributed to anyone who engages in a creative outlet. … Continue reading

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Hump day happenings

Looking for a guided blog hop? Well, look no further. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Pamela Mason of the WriterMason blog is spreading the word about a couple new features she’s dreamed up. If you haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Series romance diversity

>A writing friend of mine produced a nice article on the diversity of series romance. I thought it was good, so am sharing the link with you.

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Make your voice heard

>I ran across a new poll today regarding e-book pricing on The Lyons’ Den. It’s simple and won’t take but a minute or two of your time. If you’re an e-book reader, or have been thinking about becoming one, please … Continue reading

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Haiti Miracle

>I read a story in the Washington Post today that had me in tears. A man here in Maryland. His wife and six kids in Port-au-Prince when the earthquake struck. He tried to call his wife’s cell, but got nothing. … Continue reading

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>Tuesday Tidbits…a little late. :-)

>Amie Stuart has a great blog post at Southern Fried Chicas titled Ethnocentric that continues her thoughts on writing a variety of races. Good stuff there. Over on Susan May’s blog, she’s worried about her NaNo project and The Economy. … Continue reading

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