Category Archives: Sheila’s Posts

The Allure of Mean Girls

What is it about mean girls that we are so attracted to? Do we crave their attention? Are we waiting to see a train wreck? Karma take place? Do we need them to validate us or make us feel like … Continue reading

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Ode to Crab Sauce and 6 Must Haves for Summer! By Guest Blogger Lisa Watson

When I decided to write my novella, A Summer of Stars for the Summer Hearts Compilation, the first thing I knew I wanted in the story was Maryland blue crabs. While most writers would work on their hero and heroine … Continue reading

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Please Work for Free – And Other Crazy Things People Ask of Authors

I realize this applies to other types of artists and freelancers, so apply this to yourself if it fits. But, first, let’s talk about  YOUR job.  If you are employed, paid in cash or otherwise, you have an idea in … Continue reading

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Skipping Sex and other Things We Don’t Admit To

I’m going to admit it right out loud.  I’ve never read 50 Shades of Grey.  It’s not that I’ve boycotted it or anything.  It’s just that I find myself skipping sex scenes lately and so the book doesn’t appeal to … Continue reading

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Evolving Entertainment or How You Don’t Really Need Cable

Screw You Cable, I have Prime, Playstation, Netflix, Hulu , YouTube… Gone are the days when the only choices on TV were ABC, NBC, CBS or PBS.  The future of channel surfing looks more like Sony Playstation, Amazon Prime, Netflix. … Continue reading

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New York, New York Where Publishers Publish and the Avengers Fight Aliens

What can I say about New York that hasn’t already been said, sung or seen?  If you’ve never been to New York let me tell you a little bit about it that you many not know. When you’re in the … Continue reading

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The Woman Cave a.k.a. My Writing Haven

I was reading a book a few months ago about how to tidy up forever and get rid of stuff you don’t really need.  I am the first one to admit that I have a lot of stuff.  I am … Continue reading

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Authors Invade the Big Easy by Guest Blogger Maggie Mae Gallagher

The weekend before Christmas, I had the distinct pleasure of attending Heather Graham’s Writers for New Orleans Conference for the first time. The conference is held at the stunning historic Hotel Monteleone in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter. … Continue reading

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Is Looking Back a Waste of Time? What Do You Really Need From the Past?

I’m not really one to wax philosophical just because because it’s the end of another year.  I think we all have points in time in which we stop to reflect and take measure of how far we’ve come and where … Continue reading

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Book Trailers- An Inside Scoop

  In the interest of full discloser I own the copyright to the term “book trailer” and I own the leading book trailer production company in the US and the UK.  And I’m about to share some information with you … Continue reading

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