Category Archives: Edie’s Posts

Spotlight on Kathleen Irene Paterka

On Facebook lately, I’ve seen memes where we’re asked to describe ourselves with one word. If I could use one word to describe Kathleen Irene Paterka, it’s sparkling. But we all have sad times, and Kathleen, who was scheduled to … Continue reading

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Friday Finds

Welcome to Friday Finds! We would love your input for discounted books, free books, book recommendations or new releases and book contests (where books are the prize). Feel free to submit through our Friday Finds Submission Form. The cut-off is … Continue reading

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Welcome to Zoe Dawson, Maggie Mae Gallagher, Amy Knupp & Kim Hudson!

In addition to our Friday Finds posts, we’re shaking things up at Magical Musings. I’d thrilled to welcome four new bloggers to Magical Musings! First up, Maggie Mae Gallagher has already blogged a couple of times, so my welcome is … Continue reading

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Friday Finds

Welcome to Friday Finds! We would love your input for discounted books, free books, book recommendations or new releases and book contests (where books are the prize). Feel free to submit through our Friday Finds Submission Form. The cut-off is … Continue reading

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Long or Short Scenes and Chapters

About five years ago, I listened to an RWA workshop by a bestselling author in which she talked about writing books with shorter chapters and paragraphs. She’d noticed that the chapters in James Patterson’s books were short, and she concluded … Continue reading

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Books that break your heart

I’m talking about books (and movies) with animals that die. Jennifer Estep and I were emailing each other about book covers, and we somehow ended up talking about our pets that died, and how we still missed them. It happened … Continue reading

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Favorite Heroes

I just realized that I’ve been seeing a lot of contractor heroes in contemporary romances. I’ve actually thought of having a contractor hero in my books, but so far I haven’t. I wonder what makes them so attractive. Maybe the … Continue reading

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Getting Cozy with Books & Moussaka

I read year-round, but this time of year I read more than usual. One reason is what happened today by me (I’m writing this on the 8th) – blowing snow and single digit temperatures. Schools are closing because of snow. … Continue reading

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Guest Bonnie Dodge: Success Through Common Sense

I’m so pleased to have my longtime online friend, Bonnie Dodge, as my first guest of the year. I admire her writing and her philosophy below, too. Enjoy! Resolve to employ more common sense This week social media sites are … Continue reading

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Gratitude

The year 2014 started off well for me. I published one new book and two novellas. I had stories in four new bundles – and was even in charge of one. This brought me to the beginning of fall where … Continue reading

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