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Writing in Different Genres!

              Writing in Different Genres How important is it for authors to be able to write across genres? First of all, not everyone cares to write in multi-genres. There are some who choose to … Continue reading

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THREE-DAY QUOTE – DAY THREE!

Thank you, Bette A. Stevens, for nominating me. THREE-DAY QUOTE – DAY THREE! Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller I nominate: 1. Don Massenzio – DSM Publications 2. … Continue reading

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Writing Can Be Fun for Kids!

WRITING CAN BE FUN FOR KIDS! I hear many times from my grandkids that writing is not fun. When I worked in a school system in Massachusetts the kids would groan when we asked them to write a story about … Continue reading

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Rocks of New Hampshire!

Mountain Views There are more rocks than we residents of New Hampshire care to have. Each time we dig in our yards we hit more rocks, some small some large. Before houses can be built blasting takes place in many … Continue reading

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Elusive realities: Janice Spina – Visits from Beyond

I was honored to be on Sue Vincent’s fascinating blog to share – Visits from Beyond. This was a visit I had one night from my grandmother who passed nine years ago. Each time I lost one of my family … Continue reading

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New Children’s Book – Cover Reveal – Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier!

NEW CHILDREN’S BOOK IS JOINING JEMSBOOKS FAMILY OF BOOKS! COVER REVEAL – LUCY THE TALENTED TOY TERRIER! COVER BY JOHN SPINA I am happy and excited to announce this new children’s book, Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier, has joined Jemsbooks … Continue reading

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Sequel to Hunting Mariah Coming from Jemsbooks!

SEQUEL TO HUNTING MARIAH COMING FROM JEMSBOOKS! For all you readers who have requested this sequel, MARIAH’S REVENGE, is coming soon. I am presently in my last edit after all my beta readers gave their feedback. I hope to complete … Continue reading

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Editing, Editing and Editing Again!

I am deep into editing the sequel to my first novel, Hunting Mariah. I am nearly through it for the fourth or maybe fifth time. I can’t remember now. The more I look at it the more I want to … Continue reading

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Michael Fedison Publishes The Singularity Wheel, a Follow-Up to The Eye-Dancers!

I am thrilled to help celebrate Michael Fedison’s birthday with his release of The Singularity Wheel, a follow-up to The Eye Dancers. Press Release: Michael Fedison Publishes The Singularity Wheel, a Follow-Up to The Eye-Dancers In 2012, Michael Fedison took … Continue reading

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Writing in Different Genres!

Writing in Different Genres How important is it for authors to be able to write across genres? First of all, not everyone cares to write in multi-genres. There are some who choose to write in one genre and for select … Continue reading

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