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  • Interview With Writer Sherryl Woods, “Chesapeake Shores”

    By Ruth on July 23, 2016
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    As a writer myself, there is almost nothing I relish more than hearing from a writer who has become successful through hard work and dedication to her craft. In the case of Sherryl Woods, she has had one of the most exciting things happen to her in recent years that some authors would almost give their right arm for–a network series based […]
  • Interview With Actress/Author Shari Shattuck 

    By Ruth on July 5, 2016
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    As I have stated on many occasions, I was never necessarily a “soap opera” fan. Having said that, my mom and grandma were hooked on a couple shows when I was growing up, but I barely remember a thing about Days of Our Lives or As the World Turns. However, what I will say is that my respect for those in the […]
  • Interview With Author Stephanie Bond, “Stop the Wedding!”

    By Ruth on June 10, 2016
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    If you have been following the "June Wedding" films on the Hallmark Channel, you may be aware of an upcoming film, Stop the Wedding! What you may not know is that the film is actually based on a book by author Stephanie Bond. In spite of her very busy schedule, she took a moment to answer some questions about her career as an author and her current work with Hallmark.
  • Why You Should Become a Writer

    By Ruth on February 21, 2015
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    There are many young people in this world who are not sure what to choose for a career. Likewise, many adults are unhappy in the current job and looking to start a new career. It is not always easy to decide on a job if there are not many things in life you are passionate about. If you have always […]
  • This Day in History September 23, 1981

    By Ruth on September 23, 2014
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    On this date in 1981, Jack Henry Abbot was captured in the field of Louisiana after a two-month manhunt. And just who was this guy?  He killed Richard Adan as he had been on parole after the officials had been assured that he had a great writing talent.  He was a despicable character who went to reform school at age […]
  • This Day in History May 19, 1897

    By Ruth on May 19, 2014
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    How much times have changed!  The Marquess had accused author/playwright Oscar Wilde of homosexuality (sodomy) involving her son, and he was ultimately imprisoned for this crime in 1895.  He experienced harsh living and labor, resulting in poor health.  On this date in 1897, Oscar Wilde was released from jail due to insufficient evidence.  I, for one, am extremely glad that […]
  • This Day in History January 29, 1845

    By Ruth on January 29, 2014
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    “Nevermore” became the word of the day on this date in 1845 with the publication of Edgar Allen Poe’s popular poem The Raven. For more information: http://famousdaily.com/history/poe-the-reaven-first-published.html http://www.answers.com/topic/the-raven-published http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Raven http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/raven-published-1845-20400.html
  • This Day in History January 24, 1809

    By Ruth on January 24, 2014
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    Rarely do I get to feature an author I really like on my daily history feature, but I get to today!  On this date in 1809, Jane Austen wrote the following quote in one of her letters: I begin already to weigh my words and sentences more than I did, and am looking about for a sentiment, an illustration, or […]
  • Black Lion Tours: "Karen Hardin" Author Spotlight/Interview/Giveaway (Ends 4/24) WW

    By Ruth on April 12, 2013
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     One author, two stories. Today we welcome Karen R. Hardin author of “Loyalty” and “Heart Strings and Love Nots” Check her work and follow her tour. You’ll find interviews, guest posts and reviews. Don’t miss it! Quick Facts                                         Loyalty: Release Date: November […]
  • March Kindle Fire Giveaway (Ends 3/31) U.S./WW

    By Ruth on March 9, 2013
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    Kindle Fire HD Giveaway! The winner will have the option of receiving a 7″ Kindle Fire HD (US Only) Or $199 Amazon.com Gift Card (International) Or $199 in Paypal Cash (International) Sponsoring Authors Cascade Brides by Bonnie Blythe Twenty-Five Years Ago Today by Stacy Juba The Return of the Dragon Riders by Kristian Alva Prison Nation by Jenni Merritt The […]