Monthly Archives: February 2014

How to build Readers’ Loyalty?

Welcome to the World of Barbara Vey where Readers and Writers come together. Ten days ago, FRW Chapter had the honor and pleasure of hosting Barbara Vey, Contributing Editor for Publishers Weekly. Our keynote speaker is well-known for her blog, … Continue reading

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Are You a Wall Builder?

I used to wonder why people would throw a wall of protection around themselves. True, those were emotional walls, but if I thought I didn’t build walls, then maybe it was time to reconsider my actions and opinions. I don’t … Continue reading

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In Character by Stephanie Queen

Don’t you wish you could lead the lives of the characters you read about? Or the characters you write about in my case? Well, I do–sort of. Well, I try. Some of the characters are tougher than others to get … Continue reading

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Love at First Sight by Joan Reeves

Confession time. I love paranormal romance, but I can’t seem to write that kind of book. My love stories, full of romance and passion—not to mention sex and humor—depend only on the magic of love itself. That condition wherein a … Continue reading

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The blog that wasn’t

This seems to be a theme for me this week, anticipating the momentous and not so momentous and having neither turn out the way I planned. This past Sunday, my husband, son and I were to have our first in-store … Continue reading

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Poetry in Motion

Yesterday I was glued to my couch, anxiously awaiting the final skate of the Olympic ice dance competition. Who would capture the gold medal – the Canadians, Virtue and Moir, or the Americans, Davis and White? I’ve watched figure skating … Continue reading

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The Blind Date that Wasn’t by Jill James

My first date with my now-husband was April 18th, 1987. It was a blind date that I was set-up by my supervisor, his father. LOL He asked if I was dating anyone. Very un-PC, I know, but hey, it was … Continue reading

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