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It’s Moonlight and Magnolias time in Atlanta

by Maxine Davis It’s that time of year again.  The Moonlight an Magnolias Conference will be October 10-12 and offers so much on so many levels.  The often-published author and the to-be published author has more from which to select than they can do in three days. Yes, there are workshops, speakers, editors, agents, and […]

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A Tisket, A Tasket . . . An M & M Basket

by Maxine Davis I can hardly wait – The Moonlight and Magnolias Conference will be here be here October 4 – 6 at the Hilton Hotel in Norcross!  This is really an exciting conference sponsored by the Georgia Romance Writers that attracts people primarily from the Southeast.  I know RWA (Romance Writers of America) had their […]

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The value of experience

by Carol Burnside (aka Annie Rayburn) While watching The X Factor tonight, I was struck by how many of the contestants said they were petrified that first time on a big stage, but that they’d grown so much as singers and performers through their experience on the show. Mind you, the ‘live’ shows haven’t even started yet, […]

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By Marilyn Baron and Sandra Elzie What do October 8th and December 26th have in common? Simple! They’re both the day after a much-anticipated, exciting event. We still have Christmas to look forward to, but, sadly, the 2012 Moonlight & Magnolias (M&M) Conference– Corsets. Crime. Craft.  Light a Fire Under Your Fiction, in Atlanta, Georgia—the […]

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Moonlight & Magnolias: The Best of Regional Writing Conferences

By Debbie Kaufman Okay, sure as I’ve titled the post “The Best,” someone is going to argue with me!  But really, you get fabulous workshops, speakers, and Southern hospitality all rolled into one!  How can you beat that? Here’s a quick rundown on the conference.  Deadline to register is Sept. 15th. Corsets. Crime. Craft: Light […]

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Facing Your Fears by Sia Huff

Fear: an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by expectation or awareness of danger. Webster’s New Explorer College Dictionary A couple of weeks ago fellow Petit Fours Sisters, Susan Carlisle, Sandy Elzie, Debbie Kaufman and I went down to the Siken Sands Conference. Not only was I to attend this wonderful conference put on by Gulf […]

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Looking Back to Look Ahead

Instead of looking ahead in this January post, I’m going to reflect back on 2011. In many ways it was a banner year for me. January started with a bang. I celebrated the ringing-in of the new year with Debbie and Sandy at the lake working on our books. Also that month my husband and […]

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