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Champagne for Breakfast

My latest novel, Champagne for Breakfast is to be released on February 14. This is an exciting moment for me. You see, the first draft of this novel was penned when I was seventeen. Through the years it has gone through many incarnations, culminating in the novel it is today. When I was seventeen, I

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No room at the inn

We drove into Florence, Italy as the cobbled streets of the old city glimmered under the streetlamps with ancient edifices silhouetted against an indigo sky. Our reservations at the pensione had been confirmed during a stop and phone call at the elegant Jolly Hotel located on the edge of town. We were assured that we

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It’s all about WE

I had a girlfriend whose mantra was, “It’s all about me!” I forgave her because she had terminal cancer and every day was a gift. However, witness her mantra as being pervasive in our society. People have become so self-centered it’s as if they think that the world owes them. Instead of being concerned about

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End the violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence has finally become a lead story in the media. The scourge of women being beaten abused and murdered by men who purportedly love them has crossed the barriers of race, income, celebrity and marital status. Professional athletes, famous singers, actors, judges and average folk have made headlines

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Time travel to Italy

I have the pleasure of introducing two fabulous novels by the dynamic writing duo, Morgan O’Neill. This time, they travel back in time to Italy with The Italian Series: Book Blurbs: The Other Side of Heaven, Book One of the Italian Time Travel Series Californian Gwendolyn Godwyn seeks to learn her family’s history and hopes

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Bundle up

The weather is changing and it’s time to “bundle up.” Join me and some fellow Crimson authors as we present a bundle of romance novels guaranteed to get you warm … rather … hot. “Sexy in the City” presents nine full-length sensual, glamorous, globe trotting contemporary romances that will take you from Australia to London

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Professional or volunteer?

I thought that being a professional meant being paid an honest wage for your work. Being a volunteer was giving your work away for free. The writing profession has been downgraded to being a volunteer. We live in a “have” and “have not” society. The book publishing industry reflects this fact. Just like society, the

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Introducing Cary Morgan-Frates

This week I have the pleasure of introducing you to multi-published author Cary Morgan-Frates who has graciously agreed to answer my dirty dozen questions. 1. What influenced you to become a writer? I’ve had stories trotting around in my head since I was a kid, and writers abound on my mother’s side of the family.

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Introducing Elizabeth Meyette

The is week’s special guest is fellow author,the talented Elizabeth Meyette who has graciously agreed to answer the twelve questions. 1. What influenced you to become a writer? When I was in third grade, Mrs. McGrath told me I was an excellent writer. I remembered that through the years that I taught. One small comment

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Introducing Ellen Parker

This week, my guest is fellow Crimson author Ellen Parker who has been gracious enough to answer my twelve questions. 1) What influenced you to become a writer? I’ve always enjoyed reading a wide variety of stories. One year I must have encountered two or three poorly written books in a row and decided that

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