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December 19, 2010

Daily Dose Holiday Giveaway: Presents, Parties and Gathering Friends

Every year I lok forward to the holidays. There’s the decorating and baking and the shopping and the gift wrapping…there’s pleasure in all of it. The pleasure comes from doing things that make others happy and there’s definitely a joy in watching people open the gifts you’ve given them the gifts you’ve selected just for them. Whether the gift is a gift card you know they will really love or a scarf or shawl or hat you’ve knitted or a pillow you’ve hande stitched and put together with them in mind or even a more traditional gift found in a […]
October 18, 2009

Sunday Snips and Clips: Cylons, Seekers and Sounds

Can it really be Sunday already? Lesigh, the weeks seem to fly by faster and faster. It was Spotlight On week here at the Daily Dose where we interviewed: Michele Bardsley, Dakota Cassidy, Patricia Briggs, Rosemary Clement-Moore and Heather Long. You’ll find a work from each of them in our big Trick or Treat grab bag at the end of the month. So be sure to comment for a chance to win. Battlestar Galactica: The Plan When they announced they were remaking Battlestar Galactica in 2004, I was leery of it. I am a fan of the original and actually […]
October 3, 2009

Sustaining the Dual Levels of a Romantic Suspense

I was excited when Heather asked me to be her guest today. I was more excited when she asked me to write on a specific topic. You see, while it’s true that I’m a writer it’s also true that I struggle to come up with fresh, creative blog topics people may want to read about. Then I read her requested topic about sustaining the different levels of romance and suspense in my stories, and I thought “Yeek! She’s gonna make me think.” I’ve debated ways to effectively tell you how I balance the different aspects of my stories. I’ve decided […]