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My First Book Signing

by Maxine Davis Recently I attended two book signings and, to be honest, I couldn’t wait to have one myself.  Well, I got my wish on March 20. Let me explain how it happened.  The Monroe County Reporter had an article inviting all Monroe County authors to come to its first annual Author’s Night at […]

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WOMEN ARE SOCIAL ANIMALS

By Sandra Elzie Over the years I’ve noticed several major differences between men and women.  I’m sure you’re rolling your eyes and snickering…probably even thinking that I’m obviously a natural blond and …well…duh, of course men and women are different, but hang in there.  I’m actually going to make a point here….soon. Having had both […]

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Please welcome MARY VINE to our house !!

TORTURING YOUR CHARACTERS  by Mary Vine Through my years of writing, I’ve read that it is important for my characters to suffer in some way so that they can grow and become what they need to be in their minds and hearts. I typically do not like to torture my characters too much. I’m as […]

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Petit Fours & Hot Tamales Welcomes RWA National Visitors !!

Petit Fours and Hot Tamales is very excited that Romance Writer’s of America is hosting this year’s national conference in the great city of Atlanta, Georgia !!  This is our hometown and we’re proud of it, so we thought we’d show you around and tell you some of our favorite haunts.   Come along ! WOODRUFF […]

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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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Welcome International Fiction Author ANJU GATTANI !!

Turn Back Time? by Anju Gattani Do you wish you could rewind the clock and make changes in your life? What would you change? The characters who walked on and off your stage?  The location?  The pace at which your story moved?  The escalating conflicts?  How about scenes that flood memories or… I could go […]

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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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