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Fifth Year Anniversary Celebration: Where Are They Now?

By Marilyn Baron Last year, I went to see Skyfall, the new James Bond thriller. At the end of the movie, they announced it was the 50th anniversary of the franchise. I couldn’t believe it had been 50 years. How old did that make me? Don’t answer that. In going back over my records, I […]

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12 Things I Learned at Moonlight and Magnolias

Have you ever had an amazing experience and realized afterwards that your life would never be the same again? The Georgia Romance Writers 2011 Moonlight & Magnolias Conference was such an experience for me. I made lots of new friends, strengthened existing relationships, acquired knowledge that will sharpen my skills as a fiction writer, and […]

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Writing Is Like….Laundry?

While I was tackling the monstrosity that was the Kilpatrick laundry pile, I realized that writing is a lot like doing laundry.  Of course, there’s always the possibility that I would have rather been writing than doing laundry.  Wait.  That’s a given. Seriously, good writing takes preparation and so does properly washing your clothes.  We […]

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The Wish List by Gabi Stevens

A review by Nicki Salcedo If you were a Rare One and could listen to the world you might hear this: I wish I were a real princess. I wish I had a puppy. I wish he liked— I wish— I wish— For Kristin Montgomery the ability to hear people’s wishes is just the beginning of […]

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Thinking Outside the Boxes

By Nicki Salcedo I dislike clichés and when I read them I feel insulted.  It makes me think the author believes I’ve never read another book before.  Don’t get me wrong, I still write about dark and stormy nights and chiseled-chinned heroes, but I delete those clichés during the editing process.  Good writing is never […]

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