Author Archives: Amy Atwell

About Amy Atwell

Amy Atwell is a storyteller at heart. After fifteen years in professional theater, she turned from the stage to the page to write contemporary capers and historical tales that combine romance and adventure. Her books are available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. When not writing, she runs the online author communities WritingGIAM and Author E.M.S.

Cowboy Boots, Not Just for Cowboys (w/Guest Kelsey Browning)

I am so excited today to welcome good friend and fellow Carina Press author Kelsey Browning as part of her Personal Assets Blog Tour. Kelsey writes sass kickin’ love stories full of hot heroes, saucy heroines and spicy romance. Originally from … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to Autumn

I realize it’s not even Labor Day and, worse, I live in Florida where autumn won’t arrive for weeks and weeks.  Shoot, we’re just gearing up for the heaviest part of hurricane season in my neighborhood. But I’m looking forward … Continue reading

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Micro Fiction

It seems more and more I find myself pressed for time.  Not enough time to get my work done nor enough time to enjoy leisure activities.  I suspect it may be smoke and mirrors. I mean, the amount of time … Continue reading

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Celebrating Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block.  You’ve heard of it, haven’t you? That dreadful onset of brain-freeze that prevents a writer from writing. I have days where the words flow together like a stroke of genius. And then there are writer’s block days where … Continue reading

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The Author’s Voice

I was in Saint Petersburg, FL, this past weekend for the Historical Novel Society conference.  My first time attending it, and it was terrific.  I attended informative workshops, met talented authors, and discovered tons of new books. (Good thing I … Continue reading

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Adventure Awaits

When I was young—like Liz’s daughter (see yesterday’s post), that kind of young—my head was filled with adventurous ideas.  I planned to own a horse, even though I lived in suburbia.  I planned to go to college.  I planned to … Continue reading

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Washington’s Split Personality – Guest Cathy Perkins

It’s my pleasure to welcome back Cathy Perkins who blends financial-based mystery plots with delving into the relationship-aspect of her characters’ lives. Her suspense writing lurks behind a financial day-job, where she learned firsthand the camouflage, hide in plain sight, skills … Continue reading

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The Art of Collaboration

Here in the States, we just celebrated our Memorial Day holiday weekend, which is the official kickoff to summer (despite parts of New England getting snow!).  I live at the beach, so I missed the snow.  I even avoided the … Continue reading

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Back To School – The Writer Way

I feel like there’s been a theme going on here at Magical Musings, and it hasn’t been by design.  Michelle began it last week with her post on Writer and Reader Events.  Then Marilyn posted on Friday about Teachers Who … Continue reading

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Throwing Rocks with Guest Angi Morgan

It’s my pleasure to welcome our guest, Angi Morgan, today. Angi and I first met in 2004—back when having our books published was still a dream. Since then, she’s become a fierce friend and a valued critique partner. Angi writes “Intrigues … Continue reading

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