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Is Half a NaNo Better Than No NaNo? by Sia Huff

Everywhere I turn lately, I see NaNo…blurbs, emails, blogs, articles, even classes. Yes, there are now classes on how to prepare for NaNo. For those of you who aren’t aware, NaNo is short for National Novel Writing Month. http://nanowrimo.org/ A writing challenge of 50,000 words in 30 days. In the past, I’ve always balked. November […]

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When The Goal Is Big Enough

By: Sandra Elzie Ever heard the old clichés, “Mind Over Matter” “Where The Rubber Meets The Road” “When There’s A Will, There’s A Way” ? Well, I suggest that there are situations where people in life…and especially people like the military and sports enthusiasts… know all of these… and a few more.  In order to […]

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Trini Cuisine by Constance Gillam

  I wanted to mention the cuisine on Trinidad and Tabago in this last post. Trinidad has primarily two ethnic groups, Africans and South Asians. Whites make up less than one percent of the population. The cuisine reflects the tastes of these two majority groups. Like all Caribbean islands the fruits and nuts are numerous. There are […]

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New Adult: In review

by Carol Burnside I’ve been on a reading glut the last few months. I read a slew of American historical romances, then I discovered New Adult romances. Oh my gawd, the angst! But, I mean, that’s realistic, right? I remember being college age and just beyond, where everything that happened in life seemed bigger, highs […]

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Old Adult Fiction

By Marilyn Baron New Adult (NA) fiction seems to be all the rage these days. Wikipedia defines New Adult (NA) fiction as “a developing genre of fiction with protagonists in the 18-25 age bracket. The term was first coined by St. Martin’s Press in 2009 when they held a special call for “…fiction similar to […]

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Tabago by Constance Gillam

Tabago is the smaller of the two islands of Trinidad and Tabago. The island is just north of Trinidad and both are outside the Atlantic hurricane belt. Since the two islands are tropical, there are only two seasons: dry and wet. Jim (hubby) and I were there in the wet season, but saw very little rain.   […]

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