Monthly Archives: January 2017

Zippy is ready to go home…

Zippy is my shelter dog of the week. A male hound mix, he is active and ready for some fun, outdoors time. According to New Beginning’s website, “He is active and loves to spend his spare time chasing sticks.“ All of the dogs available … Continue reading

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Writing Your Memoirs Workshop

Sign up now for my workshop on writing your memoirs at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida this Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. The class costs $25. Museum members get $5 off class fee. To register, call the Heritage Museum … Continue reading

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What Does the Owl Say?

There are some commonly asked questions when people first discover Cafe Bienville in Niceville. Where are the menus? How did I not know this place was here? How many beignets come in an order? See the answer key below for … Continue reading

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In spite of it all…

Some might call this a lousy morning. I woke up to find our front screen frozen shut. It took me over 10 minutes to pry it open. Our two dogs couldn’t understand why I wasn’t just opening the door like normal. … Continue reading

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Submission Opportunities for Borderlands & DreadFest

Here are some of the best submission opportunities I found this week: Borderlands 7 (Borderlands Press) seeks fiction & art From the editor, Olivia F. Monteleone: “For Borderlands 7 I’m looking for pretty much the same kinds of fiction: no clichés, nothing familiar. … Continue reading

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Free book on the loose!

I still love playing with Bookcrossing and my goal this new year is to release one book a week into the wild. Today, the HWA Bram Stoker Awards Weekend & 25th Anniversary World Horror Convention 2015 Souvenir Book is waiting at … Continue reading

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Review: PseudoPsalms: Saints v. Sinners

I recently finished PseudoPsalms: Saints v. Sinners by Peter Adam Salomon and loved it. It’s an epic search for the significance of faith in light of the pervasive darkness of the world. How can we shine when night has fallen? Salomon boldly explores … Continue reading

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Does your home need Peanut Butter?

Peanut Butter is my shelter dog of the week. A male dachshund mix, he is known for his playful and loving nature. According to New Beginning’s website, “He dreams of one day traveling to New York City and becoming a Broadway star.“ … Continue reading

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Interview with Peter Adam Salomon

I’m honored to have an interview with Peter Adam Salomon on my blog today. His debut novel, Henry Franks, published by Flux in 2012, was named one of the ten ‘Books All Young Georgians Should Read’ by The Georgia Center For The Book … Continue reading

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Welcome 2017!

Ready for 2017? Me too! I’ll be busy this January teaching a few classes beginning with Writing Your Memoirs at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida on Jan. 12. Click here for details. Beginning Jan. 23 I start teaching spring classes at … Continue reading

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