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Of Course We’re Giving Books for Christmas

Group Post:  Today, we’re sharing the whats and whys of some of the books our writers will be giving for Christmas this year. Hope you’ll chime in with some of yours as well. Kate Flora: Recently, at an event for 826 … Continue reading

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Prowling Through the Cookbooks

Kate Flora: It is December, and I realize that with Thanksgiving so late, I am giving my annual Christmas party this weekend and must shove that turkey aside to make room for party food for fifty. We’ve been giving the same … Continue reading

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Mystery Loves Company

Dear Readers, Dorothy cannot blog this month, so since we know you like your regular dose of her insight and humor, we are rerunning a post from a few years back that you might enjoy discovering or rereading. What are … Continue reading

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Mystery Loves Company

Dear Readers, Dorothy cannot blog this month, so since we know you like your regular dose of her insight and humor, we are rerunning a post from a few years back that you might enjoy discovering or rereading. What are … Continue reading

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How Hating November Enriches My Vocabulary

Kate Flora: Three cold, rainy days this week have reminded me how much I hate November. The sky is gray, the clouds are gray, the world around me is gloomy shades of brown. I don’t want to write in the … Continue reading

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Using Colorful Language – No, Not That Kind

Kate Flora: I’ve just wrapped up the first draft of Gutted,a book where fog plays a big role, a book set in October when the season is definitely changing, and where much of the action takes place at night. As … Continue reading

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It’s That Kind of Day

Dorothy Cannell: Today being a dreary day, I felt in the mood to bake.  I have always enjoyed Apple Strudel, but wasn’t keen on the amount of work involved.  Several years ago I came upon an easy version that used crescent … Continue reading

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