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Welcome Author Danielle Monsch !!

12 Days of Halloween    By:  Danielle Monsch From about mid-October until Christmas was always a magical and much anticipated time when I was young. Probably not an uncommon statement from a kid. My mom should have been a party planner, because our house was always decked out for the season. We were the house […]

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Happy July 4th !! It’s All About Independence

by Sandra Elzie I feel privileged to have my blog slot fall on the 4th of July.   You might be expecting me to write something about the Declaration of Independence…and you’re right! The Second Continental Congress formed a committee …The Committee of Five,  (John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston  and Roger Sherman) […]

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PLEASE WELCOME AUTHOR, SYDNEY JANE BAILY !!!

  HISTORICAL RESEARCH – NOT A DUSTY, BORING ENDEAVOR At one of the publishing houses I worked for in my other life as an editor, I had one task that I hated: permissions.  The very word still makes me shudder. It was a nitpicky job of making sure every photograph, every illustration, every quote, and […]

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HOW DO YOU RESPOND WHEN CHALLENGED?

By Sandra Elzie Have you ever wanted something so badly that you were willing to do almost anything to get it?  Were you seeking fame?  A promotion?  House or Car?   Well, let me take a moment to tell you about a young girl named Bella who found herself in this situation. At fourteen, Bella knew […]

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ALAN CUPP-Author of MALICIOUS MASQUERADE is with us today!

REVENGE: POTENTIAL FOR SELF DESTRUCTION by Alan Cupp Revenge.  It’s one of the oldest motives in our history, right up there with jealousy and greed.  An act of revenge can be a spontaneous reaction or a carefully calculated plan of retaliation.  Both can serve as a detriment to the person carrying out the payback.  Sure, […]

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Help me welcome author, DONNA CUMMINGS !!

THE ROMANCE OF WINE By:  Donna Cummings There is something magical about the winemaking process. I used to be a tasting room manager at a winery, so I got to have an up-close-and-personal view of how wine was made.  With just three ingredients — grapes, sugar, and yeast — an endless variety of wonderful beverages […]

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