Monthly Archives: June 2012

Beautiful Blogger Award

Today author Casey Wyatt bestowed on me the Beautiful Blogger Award. Thank you, Casey. She publishes two posts every Friday. If you have a chance check out her blogs at and Secrets of 7 Scribes blog, you’ll be glad … Continue reading

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A short inspirational story today!

The First Half of My Life A SHORT STORY Life is like a picture. I see mine through snap shots laid out in bits and pieces. Snap Shot One: How is it at twenty-five I see myself back in time … Continue reading

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Join author Penny Estelle today as she strolls down memory lane

City Gal’s Trip Down Reality Lane (Part 1) Ten years before we retired (which was three years ago) my husband, Jim, and I bought 54 acres of land in rural NW Arizona.  As Jim’s job as a jet ski mechanic … Continue reading

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With the arrogance of a novice writer…

Photo by Apieling Pictures When I was laid-off from my mortgage job, I decided that everyday after I sent out my resumes and made my cold calls; I would do what I always dreamed I wanted to do. That was write. Well, … Continue reading

Posted in Apieling Pictures, arrogance, Brenda Piel, dreams, editing, Marian Lanouette, Novice writers, organizations, photos, POV, writers, Writing conferences | 1,789 Comments

Look at page 120 in your current wip then…

Post it here and get feedback on your work. Today I’m posting the last paragraph on page 120 of my current wip. This site is open to all ages, please keep that in mind when posting your passage. Thanks, Marian … Continue reading

Posted in explosions, Jake Carrington Mystery, Marian Lanouette, Mated for Life, mind fields, relationships | 1,675 Comments

You’re invited to join me every Friday at the Nights of Passion blog

Photo by Apieling Pictures Hi, Folks. I’m honor to announced that I’ve been invited to blog at the Night’s of Passion blog every Friday, starting on June 22nd. Please come over and visit me there each Friday.  On the 22nd … Continue reading

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Last week I interviewed author Anne E. Johnson and wanted to showcase her book again. Today Anne has posted an excerpt from her book Ebenezer’s Locker which was released on June 1, 2012. Excerpt: Last period on Fridays we had … Continue reading

Posted in Anne E. Johnson, Ebenezer's Locker, Ghost, School, Tweens, YA, young adults | 151 Comments

It’s Monday! Are You Writing?

Photo: Apieling Pictures.      Today I decided to write on the writing process. Do you write full-time or part-time? If you’re a full-time writer, do you write on the weekends also? If part-time, do you only write on weekends?      … Continue reading

Posted in Business of Writing, Creative Process, Discipline, Goals, If I Fail A Jake Carrington Mystery, Marian Lanouette, Word Count, Writing | 2,061 Comments

Looking to be reviewed or want to read a review before you buy?

Check out Kate Felix’s  Read2Review website: Where reading matters! Below is one of Kate’s latest reviews: Abandon by Meg Cabot Review by Kate I have enjoyed many of Meg’s previous works and when I received Abandon it lived on … Continue reading

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Welcome author Anne Johnson

      Today;s guest is author Anne E. Johnson whose book Ebenezer’s Locker was released on June 1, 2012.  Anne, I have some questions not only pertaining to your character Rhonda, but your writing process. Marian: Rhonda Zymler is a very … Continue reading

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