Monthly Archives: February 2016

For the Gold

Northern California, September 1857 I settled myself into the room at the inn uneasily. The new teams had pulled the wagons well enough, and we were on our way north to make our fortunes off the new gold strike by

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Three More Reviews for The Art of Losing

We’ve gotten three more reviews for The Art of Losing and our editor, Daniel White, has put us in for an IPPY! You’ll definitely hear more about the IPPY if it pans out, but for now, I thought I’d share

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Interview with Kristin Elise Garrett

Our guest this week is Kristin Elise Garrett. She’s a fellow Blog Battler who’s taken a break from her South American travels in Argentina long enough to chat with us here. So Kristin, who’s your favorite character you’ve written so

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Mr. Dunne and the Magic Nectar

This is an excerpt from my very first novel, Hans and Greta, which retells the story of Hansel and Gretel, set in the 1930s near Los Angeles. *** Hans, Patrick, and I were going to Patrick’s house in the second

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Interview with Teresa Karlinski

Teresa is one of my writer friends that I met through Blog Battle. I’ve enjoyed her contemporary shorts, and I highly recommend you check them out on her blog, How the Cookie Crumbles. Teresa lives with her cats Dickens and Lady

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Trip to Tahoe

Northern California, January, 1931 Spencer downshifted the old Ford truck as they took another tight corner. The mountain road to Tahoe was none too safe, especially not with all the snow and ice from the recent storm, but they should

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We Are Eagles

40% of young eagles do not survive their first flight–baldeagleinfo.com/ “We are eagles,” Shadow’s father said, his fierce eyes the color of the sun. “And the sky is our home,” Shadow’s mother replied. The two eagles traded approving looks and

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