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Showing posts from January 8, 2006

It's Here!

The cover for Relic is here! I love the colors. I love the theme. It's just lovely. (Even if I wasn't an excited author!) Forgive me... just giddy this morning.

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Myths, legends, or curses? Relics- four mysterious and powerful remnants of history that impact four lives and take love to the outer limits of the imagination.

Merlin’s Eye by Ellen Ashe

Unscrupulous book dealer, Roger Brinckworthe has made a fortune buying and selling antiquated medieval manuscripts. Following a lead on an ancient Druid Book of Verses he travels to England’s famed witch country to find that the mysterious heiress, Victoria Elwell, has her own agenda, and that Devon’s witchcraft is not confined to the pages of history.

Sixth Day of the Moon by Celia Ashley

Trial by fire is not just an expression for Moira Delaney. Struck by lightning while on an archeological dig, Moira is transported thirteen hundred years into Ireland's past. Forced to seek the protection of a young warrior prince from the v…

I Got Away With Traffic Crime

Did you notice the controversy on blogs over Arnold's accident? I saw people serious as all get out, talking about corruption and how if he'd been an Average Joe the same thing wouldn't have happened.

The truth is we do get away with breaking the law all the time. Traffic law is about the only time we can. If you don't believe me, drive in California! (Or anywhere else.)

But, here's how I got away with traffic cime. Not quite so successfully. I got away with half the laws I broke.

I was young. Months behind the wheel. Green.

One snowy night I was driving near Jerry Prevo's Baptist Church in Anchorage, Alaska. It was decorated with Christmas lights. I recall that clearly.

The traffic light ahead of me turned yellow. I hit the brakes and slid toward the car next to me. I looked over. I saw the APD insignia on the door and let off the brake and regained control of my vehicle. The light was still yellow. I tried to brake again. Once more, my car decided it would hit t…

No Purple Prose
No Purple Prose

This is how they describe their blog. "Purple Prose: Overly flowery and extravagant writing. Long associated with Romance Writing, more and more Purple Prose is being frowned upon. To make it even more difficult, readers today expect clean prose, but they still want the vivid detail that stirs their imagination. Without Purple Prose, how do we, as romance writers, accomplish giving our readers what they want and yet avoid the dreaded Purple Prose label? Keep reading. We’re going to do our best to show you how."