Follow Your Heart

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I was happy publishing Romantic Suspense for more than five years. I wrote about women I’d like to hang out with–kickass women just as comfortable riding in a limo as piloting a helicopter or riding a racehorse. Women who didn’t need a handsome prince to save them. Then, after…

Turtles and Cats…

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“Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.” ~ James Bryant Conant. Trying something new–even though it’s not the most natural fit–can be daunting, but might be hugely worthwhile. …or not. A few years ago, after I’d been painting kindness rocks for a while,…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, September 20

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Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT. Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” ~ C.S. Lewis Sharon Wray “Never stop…

Inspiration and Invention

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Ideas Necessity Is the mother of invention. Lockdowns throughout the world and, particularly in Canada and the United States, made us realize our world was changing. Even with a vaccine it will likely be over a year if not more before life as we knew it will resume. In…