Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sugar Extra – Fizzy Drinks – They cannot be really be harmful for us can they? $125billion per year says ‘of course not’

This is shocking to read and extremely important that everyone knows this about soda and its harmful effects, especially parents of teenagers! Thank you, Sally G. Cronin, Nutritionist, for sharing! Advertisements

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Five-star reviews of middle-grade book, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives!

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Book 2 – The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat I am happy and blessed to say my middle-grade book 2 has received some lovely five-star reviews. Thank you, reviewers, for your kindness in reading and … Continue reading

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Mini Series: Matica’s Dreams by Gigi Sedlmayer

Lovely short story by talented author and friend, Gigi Sedlmayer, about her dreams of the fascinating Talon Series!

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Conflict, Exactly what is That? – (Guest Post)…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
One of the keys to a successful children’s story is conflict. What exactly is that? Do your characters have to be engaged in a knock down drag out fight? No,…

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Congrats to the three winners of Goodreads Giveaway!

Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey Goodreads Giveaway of my latest PS-Grade 3 children’s book, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey, has now ended. I want to congratulate the three winners from the USA. All three books have been mailed out today … Continue reading

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Never Forget 9/11/01!

Online photo of Twin Towers It has now been fourteen years since that tragic and horrifying day when the twin towers went down! We will never forget the heartache, loss and despondency of all Americans, Canadians and the rest of … Continue reading

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#Newbooks Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series Book 2: The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat by @janice_spina. For middle-graders with a passion for mystery.

Originally posted on Just Olga:
Hi all: Today is Friday and after some time away (more on that next week, hopefully!) I’m going back to sharing new books. An author I’ve met through social networking sites, Janice Spina, has published…

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Work in Progress!

Hi everyone! I have to apologize for not posting lately. There have been many family commitments that have kept me too busy to blog or work on my novel and children’s books. Family always comes first! I hope to get … Continue reading

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Happiness is………

HAPPINESS IS …….. What do you think happiness is? There are times in life that we feel deep joy and other times when we feel profound despondency? I say this because our lovely friend, Dan, died recently and I pray … Continue reading

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