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Hodge Podge No. 14: Crafts, Book Sale, and Sunshine

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ummer hodge-podge! I don't remember what my goals were for ROW80 ! But I've got five irons in the fire at the moment: a possible new publication to be announced (fingers crossed!) hunting for agents for The Charm of Time (following more beta feedback on chapter 1) new short story (possibly to enter in the SIWC contest ) editing a short story to submit to the upcoming IWSG anthology contest editing a new collection of short stories by another author I'm also leading the writing exercise on thelitforum this month! Come join us! I've been trying some new cookie recipes... Levain bakery-inspired recipe from Modern Honey These Levain cookies are giant! The apricot cake doesn't look like much but it was delicious! Various cookies... Book sale at the Library in English in Geneva ! Our haul... Last Saturday was Worldwide Knit in Public Day ! Rainbow! Sheep! My landlady's roses! Have you been to a book sale recently? Is th

New Kait Nolan! and Some Landscape Photos

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ack to Eden's Ridge! Our Kind of Love Men of the Misfit Inn - book 2 One of Nashville’s fastest rising stars, Kyle Keenan has it all—fame, fans, and a chance at fortune. But the dream he’s busted his tail for means nothing without the woman who holds his heart. With her sassy smile and pull-no-punches attitude, Abbey is his greatest love—and his greatest regret. When he’s confronted in a live TV interview about alleged involvement with a country music starlet, Kyle blurts out he’s already engaged…to Abbey. Abbey Whittaker has come a long way from the starry-eyed six-year-old who made a marriage pact with her best friend. With a thriving business, a loving family, and a tight-knit group of friends, she’s put away childish things. She long ago banished Kyle from her life, so the last thing she expects is him walking through her door or the blistering kiss that follows. Kyle is desperate to convince Abbey that a fake engagement is the best way to get the media off her back—and

IWSG Day, RiP Eric Carle, and Three Interesting Things

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uthor Eric Carle has passed away. I think I've read The Very Hungry Caterpillar every day (or at least once a week) for the past six years or so. Also the one other book we have which he illustrated: Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? Today is Insecure Writer's Support Group Day ! Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the fire can offer assistance and guidance. It’s a safe haven for insecure writers of all kinds! Posting: The first Wednesday of every month is officially Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. Post your thoughts on your own blog. Talk about your doubts and the fears you have conquered. Discuss your struggles and triumphs. Offer a word of encouragement for others who are struggling. Visit others in the group and connect with your fellow writer - aim for a dozen new people each time - and return comments. This group is all about connecting

Two New Books and All the Crafts!

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ooks! Two new releases!   Safe From Harm by Leah Mercer She will do anything to protect her child. When Ali Lawton flees her broken marriage to spend the last months of her pregnancy in her late grandmother’s seaside cottage, all she wants is to be alone. Then she meets Michael and Meg, the couple next door, and she’s drawn into their idyllic family life – a vision of what she could have had if things were different. When Michael suddenly leaves for a work trip, Meg invites Ali to move in. The women form a close bond, but the more time Ali spends with Meg and her baby daughter, the more she notices her friend’s erratic behaviour. As time passes and Meg spins further out of control, Ali begins to wonder where Michael actually is and why he hasn’t returned. Is it possible he’s not on a work trip at all? When Ali gives Meg a beloved childhood toy as a peace offering, she hopes it will give the friends a chance to heal. But Meg becomes distressed when she sees the toy and it’s