Monthly Archives: June 2011

Behind Intelligent Design

Like many authors, I find facets of my personality, life experiences, and education reflected in each of my stories. The romantic elements come from an optimistic belief that ultimately good triumphs over evil, the suspense subplots show how justice is … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? Part II

Keeping to my theme from Monday’s post, today is about character names. Once I started writing a book with Jonathon as my hero’s name. This was an historical and the name fit the time period and his character. But it … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name? Part I

Like most weekends, my husband and I relax by watching movies. Friday, we had received our first disk of The Walking Dead. We managed to watch all three episodes and enjoyed the series very much. But afterwards, we both looked … Continue reading

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Sewing Adventures Part II–The Pattern

Once my daughter had decided on the style and fabric of her new dress, I had to show her how to cut out the pieces. Of course, since it had been a while since I’d actually cut anything other than … Continue reading

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Equipment Malfunction

My son is a big gamer, and he swears the X-Box cheats. As far as I know there isn’t an artificial intelligence inside the X-box, but I can sympathize with his technlogical frustration. You see, I do most of my … Continue reading

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Arizona Dreamin’ Recap

Last Saturday, I had the opportunity to participate in the first ever Arizona Dreamin’ Romance Reader event. Kris Tualla, Liz Munoz and many other ladies whose names I forgot to write down did a fabulous job of organizing the event … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Harold Ross Thompson

What prompted you to write that first book/short story? I wrote my first novel length manuscript when I was fifteen. Ever since I’d learned to read, I’d been scribbling little books, stories, comic books and strips, so by the time … Continue reading

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