Author Archives: Mary Hughes

About Mary Hughes

Who am I? A lover of stories that crackle with action and love. A mother, a flutist, a binge-TV-watcher of NCIS, Sherlock, and Agents of SHIELD. Most of all, a believer in grand passion. Mary's online and would love to hear from you! Website http://www.maryhughesbooks.com/ Blog http://maryhughesbooks.blogspot.com/ Group Blog http://www.lustwithalaugh.com/ Group Blog http://magicalmusings.com/ Facebook http://www.facebook.com/MaryHughesAuthor Twitter http://www.twitter.com/MaryHughesBooks Newsletter signup http://www.maryhughesbooks.com/index.html#MHNewsletter

Holiday Treats

As we start the holiday season and I look forward to playing flute at the Festival of Trees, the symphony’s holiday concert, and our friend’s yearly Advent cantata, I’m wondering what gifts to get my nearest and dearest. In the … Continue reading

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What Day is Today?

Back in my IT days, I was known as the Volvo Goddess. I worked with a marketing database of a famous car company who shall remain nameless, but whose cars regularly passed the 100K mile mark even back in the bad old … Continue reading

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I’m just a big cat

The internet is a source of amazing information. Apparently, according to one study (http://www.cnet.com/news/scientist-cats-think-you-are-just-a-big-stupid-cat), my son’s cats think I’m just another big (and slightly stupid) cat. I believe this. It would explain why they cuddle and take the pets sometimes … Continue reading

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40 Free eBooks! and just how do I market this thing…?

Want to win a Kindle? I sure would. And I love free ebooks. So I joined together with 39 other authors in the September FREE for All & Giveaway! Only one more day. Check it out. 40 Romance Authors are offering … Continue reading

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The Strange Places Ideas Come From ☆҉➹☆Check out the Sun Sets on Summer Super Sale & Giveaway! ☆҉➹☆҉

My husband is in IT, running his own data center. He often brings work home, but he loves his job, and I’m happy he’s happy—and besides, bringing work home is better than his having to groggily drive out in the middle … Continue reading

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Princess: Pleasure or Pain?

As part of the Cin Wikkid: April Fools For Love book tour, I did a couple posts on the top 5 pleasures and the top 5 problems of being a princess. As you can see, it’s not all fun and … Continue reading

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Why Princess Might Be the Career Choice for You

As part of my Cin Wikkid: April Fools For Love book tour, I was asked many Princessly questions. Build your perfect prince or princess was popular. It made me realize my idea of royalty was more Shrek than Disney. But … Continue reading

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What’s in a name…? A Blurb Fit for Royalty — Guest Remi Bond

Please welcome guest Remi Bond, whose release Surprise for Three: Leap Year, along with S.L. Carpenter’s Chasing Dreams: Leap Year, leaped into reader hands February 29! The first thing a reader sees of an author’s book is the cover or … Continue reading

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Writing is Like a Box…

As part of my Cin Wikkid: April Fools For Love tour, I did an interview where I was asked the question–what is your writing process? It made me realize writing is like a box. Have you ever folded the flaps … Continue reading

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5+ Books That Changed My Life

The fabulous Michelle Diener challenged us to write about 5 books we love or have recently read or read long ago and still remember. I have many more than 5 books I love, as I’m sure you do 🙂 So here are … Continue reading

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