Monthly Archives: June 2016

Summer is Here and So Are the Roses!

SUMMER IS HERE AND SO ARE THE ROSES AND OTHER FLOWERS! Petunias, geraniums and marigolds! I love the summer, not because I could go to the beach or just sit out on my deck or take a walk and enjoy … Continue reading

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Mystery Mondays: A Gift For You

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
Today is the one year anniversary of Mystery Mondays. I’m very excited to announce Mystery Mondays: 2015-2016 Writing Tips From Over 30 Contributing Authors. So many of the authors who contributed to Mystery Mondays agreed…

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A Fun Time with Grade Five Kids!

I was recently invited to my daughter’s and another teacher’s fifth grade classrooms (50 students in all) to read to their kids from my Davey & Derek Junior Detective Series! I think I had as much fun or maybe more than the … Continue reading

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A Happy Anniversary – Blessings & Thanks!

  My husband and I recently celebrated our 17th anniversary! I can’t believe how fast the time has flown! He sent these me these gorgeous roses! I feel blessed in so many ways. These are the reasons: I have a … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

  Happy Father’s Day! Father’s Day is drawing near. It is time to shout three cheers. Say it loud, say it clear! English- Happy Father’s Day Portugese – Dia de pais feliz Spanish – día de padres feliz  Italian – … Continue reading

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New Book Fanfare – How Far Is Heaven by J.E. Spina

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
Today the featured book is How Far Is Heaven a paranormal mystery and the latest novel from J.E. Spina who also writes highly successful children’s books as Janice Spina.…

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LIVE LIFE THE FULLEST

Originally posted on Talon, family book series:
http://www.amazon.com/Gigi-Sedlmayer/e/B003U8G4WC/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0 Here is the voice of my main character in in my Talon book series, I’ll let her introduce herself to you. My name is Matica and I am a special needs child…

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Funny Things We Need To Learn!

Some funny things we all must read to survive in this crazy world! This was sent to me by my friend, Steve! Thanks for the laughs! ————————- Things That Took Me Fifty Years To Learn!! ————————- 1.) Never under any … Continue reading

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New Novel from Jemsbooks is Here!

New novel, a paranormal/mystery/romance, How Far Is Heaven, written under J.E. Spina – is now here from Jemsbooks! I started this book back in 2009 and kept it on the back burner while I wrote and published several other books. Now is the time, … Continue reading

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Easy Ways To Consistently Generate Engaging Blog Posts

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News:
Writer’s block is something that all bloggers experience from time to time. One week you can be full of ideas, only to find a week later you have no idea what to…

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