Category Archives: Guest Blogger

The Bali Terrorist Attack

by Lisa Heidke I had already written the first draft of Lucy Springer Gets Even when I was in Bali, Indonesia, in October 2005 for a family holiday. My husband and I had been many times before but this was … Continue reading

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Enjoying the sad

by Rebecca James On reading my book, Beautiful Malice, several people have asked me why I wanted to write something so sad. Why would you want to even think about, let alone write about, such morbid stuff? And when asked … Continue reading

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An Island Memory

by Fran McNabb The Gulf Coast is my home. Its miles of beaches and line of barrier islands, and countless winding bayous and bays have been an influence on me, and now I find it’s an important influence on my … Continue reading

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MY PARENTS, MY INSPIRATION, & MY FIRST NOVEL

SECRET LOVE MATCH by Nancy Lennea Thank you, Lisa, for welcoming me today and for inviting me to enlighten you all with how my parents, Robert and Audrey Beegle, inspired my debut novel, SECRET LOVE MATCH.  My contemporary romance, released … Continue reading

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Dr. Strangeinspiration or How I Learned to Hate the Contraction!

By Joe Sergi, Author of Sky Girl and the Superheroic Legacy I recently saw a review of Sky Girl and the Superheroic Legacy where the reviewer did not like the way one of the characters spoke.  The book is about … Continue reading

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Adults Do Forget and We Pay The Price!

By Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein One of the major themes that has become a cornerstone of my fiction writing is that once we are adults we often loose some of the most fabulous traits and capacities that we had as … Continue reading

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Get Out of the Way!

By Audrey Vernick I started out writing literary short fiction for adults, so writing about a buffalo attending kindergarten was never really part of the Big Plan. For me, the move to writing for children was gradual. Years ago, I … Continue reading

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IF I WERE EVIL…

by Karen Rose The question I get asked the most often is: Where do you get your ideas?  Sometimes they come from every day, ordinary events or experiences. And sometimes I have to give the ordinary a twist, to see … Continue reading

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What Kind Of DNA Did You Say?

By Kaye Manro It is foregone conclusion that I write SFR, Sci-Fi Romance. In this genre, you’ll find all sorts of odd and diverse species and characters, from sensual lime green women to furry Wookies. When I wrote Forbidden Love, … Continue reading

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Make Me Write It

by Michael Ruddy An inspiration that not only creates a plot line, but a novel and writing vocation as well——the best way to explain it? Let’s say you experience something in life that you know is not legitimate. You’re not … Continue reading

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