Books on sale

Hello everyone. My publisher Zumaya Publications is having a 30% off sale on select titles at Barnes and Noble.

Use Promo/Coupon code “BNPZUMAYA08” at checkout for your 30% off already discounted ebook pricing.

Below is a list of the ebooks in the promotion.

Boundless - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to My Sexual Orientation
Yesterdays - About Us
Agents, Adepts & Apprentices
Alien Redemption by Gloria Oliver
Bad Day for the Home Team
Dark Legend by Christopher Stires
Otherworlds - Deem
Haven's End by Greg J. Austin
Heart of the Morning Calm by Galen Kindley
In the Service of Samurai by Gloria Oliver
Milky Way Marmalade by Mike DiCerto
Murders in Manatas by Roberta Rogow
Ordinary Women NOT! by Shelly Gail Morris
Reality Ali by Christine Marciniak
The Crown of Zeus by Christine Norris
Thresholds - Door to Far-Myst
The End of the Tether by Harold R. Thompson
The Library Beneath the Streets Anthology

Check them out if you are in the market for some irresponsible reading.

Until next time, stay healthy.

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Friday Fun Fact

Once cats teach Alexa their language, the ‘Zon will be the biggest dealer of catnip in the world.

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Learning something new

I made another set of cards using a kit I purchased from Echo Park this last weekend and I found a new card maker to follow. Call me Crafty showed how to create a card set using a clear card base and a single unifying design she calls a sheetload of cards.

Of course, I still made a few cards on traditional card stock, but I think I will enjoy switching things up.

I am definitely going to enjoy expanding these skills.

Until next time, stay healthy.

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Camp for adults

In an effort to keep refilling the creative well, I have many, many hobbies. A few even are kind enough to host online events to challenge us and improve our skills. Youtube is great, but there are times when being able to talk with others who share your enthusiasm, even if it is online, is just what I need to try something.

Next week, one of my favorite bead companies is hosting a summer camp featuring designs with their beads and with classes led by the awesome Nealey Patel at Silver Silk (I love their unique chain) and Meredith Roddy from Beadalon, just to name a few.

There will be so many awesome designers, I am happy dancing at the thought of getting a jump on some Christmas presents. Best of all, the Jesse James Beads camp kit comes with everything you need except a few basic tools and jump rings.

Zim is willing to help:D

Until next time, stay healthy.

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Friday Fun Fact

Nick yourself in the shower while shaving and blood swirls the drain like a scene from Psycho.

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This month’s reading

This month, while everything is Christmas in July, I’m beginning to get in the spirit of Halloween with a book that is a little bit mystery and some ghosts.

And since I didn’t want you to think I had gone soft, I also am reading for my nonfiction book:

What’s on your TBR pile?

Until next time, stay healthy.

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I thought I was strong.

Apparently, I am not.

While we were shopping, there were end caps and displays of that summer treat–SMORES. That’s right. Chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers every where I turned. Everywhere.

So many that before I reached the checkouts, I was craving a Hersey chocolate bar with almonds. One of my favorite treats. Sure enough, there by the registers were the candy bars.

I grabbed one. Then I grabbed a Snickers for the hubbinator just to cover for my weakness.

Alas, I was too sneaky for my own good. I grabbed a regular bar, not the one with almonds. I’m proud to say I ate it anyway.

Until next time, stay healthy.

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On vacation

We are escaping the heat for a week. See you next Monday.

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Friday Fun Fact

If the zombie apocalypse had happened in the 1980s, everyone’s shoulder pads would still be in great shape.

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Card kit

At the beginning of the weekend, I received a card kit in the mail. Most of my weekend was spent doing nothing, I did manage to make a few cards.

Already got 3 ready to be mailed.

Until next time, stay healthy.

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