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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Rethinking

Writing. It’s what I do. Okay. It’s what I used to do. For almost two years now, pulling words from my imagination and slapping them on a keyboard so that they appear on my computer monitor has pretty much been … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Plausible Deniability

I won’t DENY that writing has been tough for awhile. And I’m probably in DENIAL about getting as many books written this year as I’d like, but hey, I can dream right? In the meantime, Twitter’s #1lineWed prompt has to … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Virtual Vacation

Over on my FB author page the other day, I mentioned an older movie that I really enjoyed–partly for the music but mainly for the story. “Which movie?” you ask. “The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill and Came Down … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Never Forget

Given current events, today’s #1lineWed theme of **REMEMBRANCE, MEMORIAL, HONOR** seems a bit ironic because the dead I choose to honor and remember? Well…anyway. I’m still angry so I’m redirecting it. The idea came to me Monday night as I … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Them Girls

Time is rolling past. Here it is another Firday and come Monday, we rewind the calendar and start a new month. I love Lee Brice’s voice and I think I’ve found my inspiration for an upcoming heroine. Her story is … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Magic

Writing fiction has been described as making magic. In a way, I suppose that’s true. I mean, we close our eyes, pluck characters and events and settings from the vast cosmic void that makes up our imaginations. Then we use … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Picture of Health

How can May almost be over? This is the last Hump Day in the month. Once again, I’ve looked to Twitter’s #1lineWed for inspiration and today’s theme is *HEALTH.* I’m happy to report that the only mentions of “health” (without … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Nobody But You

Y’all may–or not–know that Blake Shelton was the inspiration for Deacon Tate, the hero of the THE COWBOY’S CHRISTMAS PROPOSITION. Well, Deke’s baby brother Dillon is likely to get the next book and when I heard this song, I knew … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Self-Love

We’re now on day…what(?) of the lock-down… This whole isolation thing is getting harder and harder. I’m tempted to answer the spam telephone calls just to talk to someone. I actually saw a meme on that–about telling the spammers, “I’d … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Fly Away

Another Hump Day, another word prompt from Twitter’s #1LineWed. Today, it’s all about **FLIGHT**. Today’s snippet comes courtesy of a flash fiction challenge from ages ago. The prompt was “car trouble” and this is what ensued. Yes, it will eventually … Continue reading

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