Tag Archives: Amy Atwell

Author Liberty Blake with Giveaway

Amy Atwell is on a writing retreat, and she recruited the talented Liberty Blake to stand in for her. I was blown away by Liberty’s guest blog, and now that I know her, I’m looking forward to reading her books. … Continue reading

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Audio books – love them or hate them?

I know I’m in the minority, but I am NOT a big fan of audio books. Yes, I’m ducking as I write this. I can’t even get through most videos unless they are VERY short. Why? I’m not sure but … Continue reading

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Discover a New Historical Author Day

UPDATE: We have a winner! Congratulations to Kristine – random.org pulled her name from the hat for the giveaway prize. Kristine wins a copy of Daughter of the Sky. *** My latest historical novel, Daughter of the Sky, released on … Continue reading

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Amy Atwell’s Story

The Amy Atwell I know is driven and multi-talented. I’m sure she’d be a success in any career choice. Speaking as a writer, reader and friend, I’m glad she chose writing. Enjoy! I have always loved books. By the age of ten … Continue reading

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A Valentine for My Friends

Some months back, when I first saw the schedule and realized I was going to get to blog during Valentine’s Week, I found myself feeling very appreciative at having ten truly wonderful women on Magical Musings with me — all of whom have … Continue reading

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I hear fictional people (with 4 giveaways)

We have giveaway winners! Congrats to Patsy Hagen, Angi Morgan, Ann & Beth Watson!  The voice in this video inspired the hero of my current story, though I had to do some finagling to get my hero from Spain to … Continue reading

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Does Length Matter?

We’ve all heard that “size doesn’t matter,” but I’m wondering if that holds true for book length.  I grew up in an era when historical sagas reigned: R.F. Delderfeld, M.M. Kaye and other authors swept me away for 500, 700, … Continue reading

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The Fine Line Between Fact and Fiction

A few weeks ago, I had a great phone discussion with the talented Cris Dukehart.  You may not know Cris, but she narrates audio books and she happens to be the narrator for the audio version of Lying Eyes. (Read … Continue reading

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Life Is A Gamble

How many of you are prone to stress dreams? Anyone? I am. Big time. My stress dreams are always specific, memorable, and in bold color. And I’m always able to interpret exactly what they mean when I wake up. Like … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Dale Mayer

I’m pleased to welcome freelance writer Dale Mayer to Magical Musings. Dale is multi-pubbed in nonfiction but her true love is the stories that weave through her mind. For the past nine years, she’s written around the daily responsibilities of … Continue reading

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