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Writing Interracial Romance


Interracial Romance Shewanda Pugh, Michael Charton   Writing interracial romance doesn’t have to be intimidating. This workshop will focus on best practices, pitfalls to avoid, and tips for researching and writing in this increasingly popular sub-genre. The first paragraph is … Continue reading

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American Football Team Choices


Baseball is the sport I was raised with.  I was around people who followed football, but it wasn’t followed in the home I grew up in. The team I followed in childhood was the New York Jets.  Ah, the days … Continue reading

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Robert E. Lee for Writers.


I was reading a book about using Robert E. Lee for business.  The theme was making do with limited resources, but also being honorable. Well, I came up with an idea.  What about for writers?  Taking his life and its … Continue reading

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Birmingham, Alabama.


  Why am I writing about a city I’ve never been in?  I was watching a Ghost Hunters repeat which is one of my favorites, with the singer Meat Loaf, who I like.  I’ve been told I like him, because … Continue reading

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Moonlight and Magnolias from My Silly Take on It.


Cause that’s the way I roll, lol!  (Also the fact that Monty Python has ruined my life)… For starters, I was glad to make it to y’alls conference.  I take the bus to work in Tucson, and was taking my … Continue reading

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Chattanooga Area Romance Writers


Cara for short.  I have friends named Cara, so of course the buttons they wear confused me slightly, but yes, I do suffer sometimes from confusion and absent-mindedness.  It comes and goes.  OK, we have that straight, CARA stands for … Continue reading

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Tucson Festival of Books.


I wanted to put this in for the many friends I made last weekend at Moonlight and Magnolias. The Tucson Festival of Books will be held March 10th and 11th at the University of Arizona.  The workshops are free.  Our … Continue reading

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Personal Book Publicity.


I may have made four sales just by people speaking to me.  The first was on the flight heading to Moonlight and Magnolias from Tucson to Atlanta. I went to the bathroom, because my entire row wanted to get up … Continue reading

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October 1st 2011 Day Three of Moonlight and Magnolias.


Good morning.  I am up at 4 AM.  Entered this, now going to do some writing. Had breakfast with Kellie Kamryn from Winnipeg.  Jessica Faust didn’t want my book, but that’s OK, Just shows how different agents see it as … Continue reading

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Friday September 30th Moonlight and Magnolias.


Went downstairs for breakfast @ 7:30.  The eggs were weak, the grits not good, the potatoes were good, the bacon overdone. Went to Susan May’s workshop on promoting ones own book.  I had no lunch plans at first, went out … Continue reading

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