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Book-Page Chandelier…..What?
By     |    Jun 11, 2014
Posted in: Books, Busy Lady, DIY & Crafts, Romance     |    3 Comments

Book-Page Chandelier…..What?

Yes, that is right; you can make your very own Book-Page Chandelier like this one. It’s actually very simple and I will walk you through the 7 steps. This one cost me $1. That’s right ONE DOLLAR! What the What? Here’s how I did it. First – you will need a “working wreath”. These are commonly used for door wreaths, but turn it and it’s a chandler! You can purchase […]

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Writers Funk!
By     |    Mar 20, 2014
Posted in: Busy Lady, DIY & Crafts, Editing, Family, Health, Parenting, Uncategorized, Writing     |    4 Comments

Writers Funk!

It happens right? Well, I haven’t been in this depth of funk in a long time. I have a ton of ideas running around in my head, but still can’t arrange them into words. It’s so frustrating! I am sure many of you have been where I am now and possibly have some advice; I would love to hear it. I’m a writer, so maybe writing down why I’m in […]

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“Lotus Blossom Lane” by Annie Rose Welch
By     |    Mar 17, 2014
Posted in: Books, Busy Lady, Interviews with Authors, Paranormal, Romance, Writing     |    3 Comments

“Lotus Blossom Lane” by Annie Rose Welch

I am very excited to share with all of you an upcoming release! “Lotus Blossom Lane” by Annie Rose Welch. Of course it’s one of my favorite genres – Romance with a strong element of paranormal. I love it, read it and write it. So let’s get to the good stuff! What a beautiful cover!   Synopsis  Life after Yuma was blissful for Layla and Michael.  After the turmoil of […]

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Being a Beta
By     |    Mar 5, 2014
Posted in: Beta Reader, Books, Busy Lady, Editing, Paranormal, Religion, Writing     |    16 Comments

Being a Beta

What’s a Beta? Definition Per Wikipedia: An alpha reader or beta reader (also spelled alphareader / betareader, or shortened to alpha / beta), also pre-reader or critiquer, is a non-professional reader who reads a written work, generally fiction, with the intent of looking over the material to find and improve elements such as grammar and spelling, as well as suggestions to improve the story, its characters, or its setting. Beta […]

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Editing with the Shrunken Manuscript
By     |    Feb 19, 2014
Posted in: Busy Lady, Editing, Uncategorized, Writing     |    6 Comments

Editing with the Shrunken Manuscript

I read a great blog post this week, “How to Revise You Manuscript at a Glance” by Darcy Pattison at www.writetodone.com. It outlined how to print your manuscript – mark it up – and see where you need work. Please go to this link to read the entire article by Darcy: www.writetodone.com/resise-novel-glance/ Now that you have the gist from reading her article, here is how I used the Shrunken Manuscript […]

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“Finding Eve” – Book Review
By     |    Jan 22, 2014
Posted in: Books, Busy Lady, Interviews with Authors, Religion     |    2 Comments

“Finding Eve” – Book Review

Finding Eve By Jill Huckelberry Gay/Lesbian Fiction Summary: What is Eve’s temptation wasn’t forbidden fruit? What if she fell in love with Adam’s first wife, Lilith, and their love was what provoked God’s wrath? They bear the brunt of God’s curse upon their forbidden love; lifetime after lifetime, they find one another and fall in love. In the Garden of Eden, He vowed that their souls would be entwined throughout […]

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Editing…Bah Humbug to Holiday Cheer!
By     |    Dec 11, 2013
Posted in: Busy Lady, Editing, Publishing, Sandwich Lady, Writing     |    3 Comments

Editing…Bah Humbug to Holiday Cheer!

Editing your work can be a difficult task. I find myself too attached to my manuscript to “see” all its flaws. I am blessed to have a wonderful critique group and highly suggest you get yourself into one. If you haven’t been able to find that right group of fellow authors, there are other options. Our very own Sandwich Lady is a professional Editor (and is quiet amazing if I […]

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