Category Archives: blogs

What’s Your Writing Style?

Here I sit in the midst of writing my third book, SNOW ANGEL, my second fiction novel and sequel to FOOTPRINTS IN THE FROST.  Trust me, with all the rest of life that takes so much time, this has been … Continue reading

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BE A WRITER/AUTHOR, IT WILL BE FUN!

Personally, I have a suspicion that everybody secretly looks at published authors and thinks to themselves, “Big deal.  I could write a book, too.” You know what? They probably can because writing a book is comparatively easy. After your book is finished … Continue reading

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LOVING LIVING IN THE MOUNTAINS

What a glorious day April has brought for us to enjoy in the warmth and sunshine of spring!  Living at an altitude of 8000 feet in the southwestern Colorado mountains, winters can be long.  Quite often, we see only snow … Continue reading

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A VALENTINE LOVE LETTER by Barb Kent

My guest writer today is Barb Kent who is a budding writer that is very close to bursting into bloom.  It won’t be long until she’ll be writing on her own blog or have a book out there for all … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING MY DAUGHTER, BARB KENT

My guest today is my daughter, Barb Kent,  who, apparently, is another budding writer in our family.   People are encouraging Barb to either write a book, start a blog or do something more than simply post her prose on Facebook.  … Continue reading

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THE RIDE INTO THE SUNSET

He was and is very dear to my heart and will forever be.  He was part Ute and part Apache and I’ve never met a kinder and more caring individual. During a particularly dark and stressful time in my life, … Continue reading

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Write a Book Review

Not many readers take the time to review a book after they have read it, even if they loved it.  However, to those of us who write those books, reviews are very important.  The more good reviews you have, the … Continue reading

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