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Story Weekend: Resilience (and a contest)

I know you thought I disappeared from the blog for good! My deadline had to take precedence, and I’m still not finished with my work-in-progress, but I’ve missed my blog readers so here I am for the weekend! I’ve been dealing with deadlines, all sorts of great promotions for Necessary Lies (which just happens to…

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Galley Giveaway!

My North American publisher just told me they have three Advanced Reading Copies of Necessary Lies to give away! So here’s what we’ll do. Leave a comment on this blog post–even just “hi!” will work. Thursday evening at 10pm EST I’ll use a random number generator to pick three of you to win. Unfortunately this…

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Midweek Questions from My Readers (and a Giveaway)

On Facebook, I asked for some questions that were a bit out of the ordinary and received plenty!  I may make this a feature on my blog for a midweek pick-me-up. Here’s the first set (and then it’s your turn…): Q. What is your favorite breakfast food? A. I have breakfast nearly every morning at…

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Story Weekend: Housework (and a giveaway)

We have a problematic porch. First, it has ratty old carpet on the floor (blue) which has probably been there for decades. Second, we live in an area that gets thick yellow pollen every spring and although I cover all the porch furniture prior to pollen season, the stuff still coats the screens and the…

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