Given the choice, would you rather have a book from me in June or new Booklover Carols this week? That’s what I thought. It’s December 20th as I write this, and I haven’t decorated my house. I haven’t sent Christmas cards. I haven’t baked a single thing. But I did just, and I do mean just,…

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For Thanksgiving I wanted to share a wonderful excerpt that came to my inbox last week from Kelly Justice, owner of the Fountain Bookstore in Richmond, VA. Her thoughts on being thankful summarize my own so well, thoughts about our writing community here and on my author page at Facebook.  I hope it touches you…

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What do you get when you cross the holiday season with a root canal? Actually, the answer is pretty pedestrian. You get a writer with a proposal to finish, edits to check, and too many fretful nights. So tune in next week when I suspect that writer (me) will be fresher and more alert. (And don’t worry,…

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Every once in a while I share this reading at Christmas. The excerpt comes from my novel Fugitive, which was released as part of a romance trilogy from Silhouette Books in the 1990s. I’m hoping to re-release all three of these novels again in the near future. Tate, the heroine, has moved to a cabin on land in the…

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Some of you may have seen my post about WorkFlowy. Some of you may have seen this past week’s beautiful Sunday Inspiration video on Gratitude, found and added by my husband. I am absolutely certain that at no point did you see a connection between them. I didn’t either, not until it occurred to me that it’s…

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Christmas Dream Crazy things, said and done every single day but one Every night should, I believe be the same as Christmas eve Nights should all be silent, days should all slow down An end to the hurry, the noise and the worry And I hope you believe that too It’s Christmas, remember? Does no…

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Statler Rum Rolls from Good Housekeeping Cookbook (published in 1942) Thanksgiving is so tied to food in the U.S. that when I think of the holiday, I can almost taste the traditional foods I enjoyed as a child. On my Facebook Page I mentioned that I would be making these for my own Thanksgiving dinner…

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I’m on my way to the Buckeye Book Fair in Wooster, OH, where I’ll be signing books all day Saturday, November 1. But before I go Nemo and I wanted to wish you a happy Howl-o-ween. And if you’re not quite in the mood? Here’s an hysterical video (Nemo insisted) to get you ready for all…

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