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My Trip to Tucson Festival of Books

Let’s just say up front, as everybody probably wants to know, that at the Tucson Festival of Books, I did





Not one copy of Cookie Encounter was sold. Sigh. Okay, now that that’s out of the way, I can say though, that because I had a good friend to stay and visit with, I had a great time!

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Writing Prompt Wednesday #69

For this week’s writing prompt, I thought I’d share just a little about my trip to Tucson, where I attended the Tucson Festival of Books over the weekend. Let’s just say that this setup is humongous and a little overwhelming. I just got back from Tucson last night.

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Christmas Greetings

Dear Readers,

I just wanted to take a moment and wish you all a very Merry Christmas! I appreciate your time in following me, commenting, and giving me feedback.

--Writing Prompt Wednesday-- (2)

Enjoy the day with family and friends. I’ll see you in January!

~~off Christmassing,


I’m So Sorry…

if you have recently ‘bought’ a free or .99 copy of Cookie Encounter. After reading the paperback proof, I have found many typos, left out words, etc. that I have since corrected in the Kindle version as well.

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An Awesome Retreat!

the view from our boatel balcony

the view from our boatel balcony

My writer’s group and I went to a lovely resort area for the weekend to get away from ‘normal’ life to write.

As you can see from the above photo, we had a beautiful view and perfect weather for our retreat. This is Rend Lake, a part of Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park, off IL Route 154, not far from Mt. Vernon, IL.

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