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Favorite Blogs of Petit Fours and Hot Tamales – Today Highlighting Sandra Elzie/Sandra McGregor

by Maxine Davis I am delighted to refresh your memory of a favorite post by my friend, Sandra Elzie.   It is called, “Stealing The Scene,” and involves her introducing five-year-old Kelsey in the book, The Diplomatic Tutor.  Her editor fell in love with this sweet, loveable little girl that was full of mischief. You will, […]

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Stealing The Scene

by  Sandra Elzie   I’m currently taking a writing class with Nancy Knight entitled Well Begun Is Half Done.  Maybe that’s the reason I dreamed about her last night.  (Can you imagine???) In the dream, she was handing out an assignment, telling us to write about children or animals.  She said that we were to […]

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One of the things I love about Chelsea Gilmore of the Maria Carvainis Agency is her continued willingness to give constructive criticism to hopeful authors. And, because she is so efficient, we have our winners’ announcement a day early.  After all, why keep you waiting?  I know, I know, here’s what you really want to hear right now: […]

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Welcome to the Second Annual Petit Fours and Hot Tamales Recipe for Success Write-Off Contest!

This post is now closed for entries.  For Round Two of our contest, please go here (March 14th post): Welcome to the opening day of the second annual Petit Fours and Hot Tamales Recipe for Success Write-Off Contest.  We are open for entries today and again next Wednesday.  Please read the complete rules by clicking […]

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It feels like there should be trumpet flares, drum rolls, red carpets, papparazzi.  Something.  Anything besides just an announcement. But here it is.  You probably don’t want to wait while I figure out how to embed some of that stuff. First place and winner of a critique from agent Chelsea Gilmore of the Maria Carvainis […]

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Recipe for Success Write-Off Contest: The Top Five Finalists

     It’s time to announce the winners.  Petit Fours and Hot Tamales would like to sincerely thank everyone who entrusted us with your entries.  We know it’s hard, so we want you to know that we value your efforts.  We truly hope that not winning today will not stop you or slow you down in your […]

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Round 3: PFHT’s Recipe for Success Write-Off

Welcome to the third round of the first ever Petit Fours and Hot Tamales Recipe for Success Write-Off Contest.  We are open for up to 100 entries today from 6 a.m. EST until 9 p.m. EST.  Please read the complete rules by clicking the Contest TAB at the top of the page under the banner.  The […]

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