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New Adult: In review

by Carol Burnside I’ve been on a reading glut the last few months. I read a slew of American historical romances, then I discovered New Adult romances. Oh my gawd, the angst! But, I mean, that’s realistic, right? I remember being college age and just beyond, where everything that happened in life seemed bigger, highs […]

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Resting and Reading

by Maxine Davis Recently a friend told me to STOP rewriting and let it go.  I did.  I sent my “baby” to her to read and comment.  This was one of my first books I wrote and had recently updated, and updated, and updated.  You know how that goes. While taking a brief hiatus from […]

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On Reading Romance

  By Susan Carlisle Susan Carlisle “Hey, Miss Maggie.” “Hi darlin’. How you doing?” Miss Maggie poured a cup of tea and placed it on the bar in the kitchen as I slid onto one of the stools. “I’m great. I’ve just been sitting by the fire reading a romance. ” “Then maybe you can […]

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New Year’s Traditions

Traditions.  I think its safe to say that we all love them.  Certain times of the years, holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, we have traditions to hold onto and help us remember why we love those days and, sometimes, why they’re not that special. Events in our lives shape these traditions.  I use to make a popcorn […]

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Reading and Writing

I fell in love with the printed word as soon as I learned how to decode it. Flicka, Ricka and Dicka, Carolyn Haywood, Louisa May Alcott and Charles Dickens were childhood friends. In high school, I discovered science fiction and fantasy, Ayn Rand and Hermann Hesse, romance novels and Gone with the Wind. I was […]

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