Monthly Archives: November 2012

Putting the Romance in Mysteries by Edith Maxwell

When I write a mystery novel, I create a main character who has depth, who lives in the real world, who has problems and joys and stress just like the rest of us. She also experiences love and lust and … Continue reading

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Today I’m at the Ravencraft Romance Realm Blog

Please visit me over there: http://ravencraftrealm.blogspot.com/ Today’s subject is Writing: A passion or chore, you tell me.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Today in the United States is Thanksgiving Day. And I have a lot to be thankful for. I have a wonderful family, friends and readers. I’m also reflecting on the loss of someone special a month ago, but I’m thankful … Continue reading

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Crime Bake: Short but Deadly: Writing Short Stories

Crime Bake—Short but Deadly: Writing Short Stories. Saturday, November 10, 2012 Left to right: Sheila Connolly, Toni L. P. Kelner, Moderator: Sharon Daynard, Roberta Isleb aka Lucy Burdette,  James M. Tabor. I’ve listed some of their works below. The panel … Continue reading

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Next Big Blog Tour–Julie Lynn Hayes

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JULIE LYNN AND MANY MORE! Thanks, Marian, for letting me visit your blog! Especially today, for it’s a special occasion for me. It’s my birthday! So yeah, I’m super excited about being here! Where should I start? I … Continue reading

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Publisher of Reader’s Shadow E-Magazine joins me today

  1.) Where did the idea for Readers’ Shadow E-magazine come from? Reader’s Shadow was something I had been thinking about for a while. I wanted to offer more space for the site. I like to have at least 1 … Continue reading

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Crime Bake’s Plot Conjurers

Today, I continue with the lessons and discussion at Crime Bake. The discussion covers how these talented authors took a name and created a plot, a story and brought to life a character with a backstory. To read the post … Continue reading

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Master Class–Revisions-taken at the NE Crime Bake

  This past weekend I attended the New England (NE) Crime Bake in Dedham, MA presented by NE Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime NE. It was an excellent conference that was both educational and entertaining. The guest … Continue reading

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Author Mary Raimes Curtis

Mary Raimes Curtis www.maryraimescurtis.com It’s very poor planning to be born in a war-torn city. But I was. We were bombed out of three London homes and ‘escaped’ to Yorkshire in the north of England. My father was left behind, … Continue reading

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The Next Big Blog Tour

Thank you so much author Edith Maxwell aka Tace Baker for inviting me to participate in this.                                                Edith and I at the NELA Conference   What is your working title of your book? Mated for Life, A Jake Carrington … Continue reading

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