Category Archives: Short Story

Journey to Her Dreams

I was really thrilled when Lindsay asked me to guest blog on her site …. yet seconds later it hit home: Murders and Mysteries. Yup, I’m in trouble! My book is a romance. I do that all the time, I … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I really don’t know where to begin giving thanks or who to start the list is kind of longer that usual this year. So let’s start with all the women and men of the US Armed Forces. Without their bravery and gallantry … Continue reading

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INCORPORATING MEDICINE INTO MY WRITING

I want to thank Lindsay for giving me a day on her blog.  For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Kathleen Grieve.  I’m a registered nurse with over 17 years experience…most of those in critical care.  … Continue reading

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To Muse or not to Muse

Today we have Lola with us. She will try to explain how she keeps Barbie Jo Mahoney focused and writing. MPV (Muse point of view) Agent: Lola Target:  Barbie Jo Mahoney, author Mission: Get her to finish the damn book! … Continue reading

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Seduced By The Voice-Cassandra Carr

When we write a hero or heroine we focus on their voice. How do we want them to sound not only to each other but to us the reader. Today I’ve got Cassandra Carr who will discuss how a voice … Continue reading

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Giant Book Sale

Yes, folks you read that correctly. During the Labor Day week Sept 5-11 Astraea Press is having a giant book sale. All novellas, including Emily Dahill, CID Part 1 will be $1.00 Novels will be $2.99. Just think how many great … Continue reading

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Kari Lee Townsend on Tea Leaves and Reading of Them

Today I’m privileged to have as my guest, best-selling author, Kari Lee Townsend. Her debut cozy mystery, Tempest in the Tea Leaves, has won critical acclaim from every review including me, who gave the book 5 out of 5 collies. Today she’ll … Continue reading

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Paperbacks: How important are they to your platform?

Today we’re lucky to have L.M. Stull visiting to discuss what platform is best for you. Self-publishing and ebooks have changed the publishing world as we know it. Recently, I’ve noticed a growing trend with self-publishers and even small presses, … Continue reading

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Emily Dahill, CID Story- A Body in the Attic – Chapter 6 Part 1

And here, for your reading pleasure, is the next partial episode. “Well,” Special Agent Mark Albright asked, as he settled his hip against his partner’s desk. “Yeah, May called, and it looks like she’s got the information we need to … Continue reading

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In Memory of Kebi

My friend. My inspiration. June 24, 2001 to August 5, 2011 Rest in Peace

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