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Sept 20 interview with Kenneth and Anne Hicks

Tweet Tell us something about yourselves. We met at a college mixer when Anne was a sophomore at Bryn Mawr College and Ken was a junior at Haverford College. The next year we persuaded a Haverford professor to supervise a … Continue reading

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Writing a LGBT-friendly series by Stuart West

Tweet You know, I never set out to write a LGBT-friendly series. It just sorta’ accidentally happened. That’s a good thing, I think. As a straight 53-year-old, bald, “pleasantly overweight (talk about painting a cactus pretty),” Kansas man, you’d think … Continue reading

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Mythic Scotland: Highland Vampires, Magical Beings, and Mysterious Places by Suz deMello

Tweet Mythic Scotland: Highland Vampires, Magical Beings, and Mysterious Places by Suz deMello (#Scotland #vampires #romance #myths) I’ve enjoyed writing my Highland Vampires series for a number of reasons—I love the characters, for one thing, and I love writing historicals. … Continue reading

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Sandy, dry, and hot

Tweet It’s been in the nineties here in New England this week, but on the alien planet Aleyne, where Keth, the main character in my novel Relocated finds himself, it’s sandy, dry, and even hotter. When Keth’s father accepts a … Continue reading

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Sneak peek: Rob’s Rebellion

Tweet Here are the first six paragraphs from the fourth Aleyne novel, as yet unpublished. CHAPTER ONE A Big Mess The squad of Federation Guard soldiers marched down the shuttle ramp and surrounded the unfortunate Major Reynolds, who waited on … Continue reading

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Meet Rob Walker

Tweet Thanks to Carol Malone for getting me involved in this blog hop. Carol’s bio:  Carol Malone has found a magical key for successfully combining her three passions – romance, sports, and writing in her highly rated book, “Fight Card … Continue reading

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Character Revolt

Tweet This month’s blog round robin is about character revolt: did you ever have a secondary character threaten to take over a novel? Boy, did I ever. And what’s more, he succeeded. It went like this: After I wrote Relocated … Continue reading

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Interview with Mary Jensen, author of Chiaroscuro

Tweet You are the author of a new book of poetry, Chiaroscuro. Can you tell us a little about the book? Chiaroscuro is a poetry book about the contrast and balance between light and dark. Poems range from internal conflict … Continue reading

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Brad falls in love:

Tweet The French have an expression for this – le coup de foudre. And that’s pretty much what happened to Brad, the main character from my novel Broken Bonds: Brad sighed and rose. He’d completed what he’d said he’d come … Continue reading

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What do I write?

Tweet I’ve been tagged by Joan Curtis a fellow MuseItUp author to participate in a blog hop, What three things do you write about/don’t write about. 1. Poetry. I started out writing poetry. I’ve been writing silly verses for holidays and … Continue reading

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