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Behind the Series: Syn-En: The Surlat Plague

It is always amazing that something so little as a bacteria could cause so large a change. Most SciFi novels write about a superbioengineered bug that changes humanity into something different. But when I think of superbugs, I think of … Continue reading

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We who are about to read salute libraries

I have no doubt I inherited by love of reading from both my parents. But I’m just as positive that libraries had something to do with it as well. First, is the smell of libraries. Any bibliophiles knows that smell—paper … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July

To those of us in the U.S. I  wish you Happy Independence Day and hope you spend today with your family and friends. While enjoying the festivities, take a moment to pray for our men and women serving and remember … Continue reading

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As an author, I’m often asked where I get my story ideas. Truthfully, the story fairy has something to do with it. But it usually starts with a question. In this case, it came down to what I’d been taught … Continue reading

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Going from Here to Over There

On the groups I belong to, I often see the question if American troops in World War 1 really mattered. The short answer is yes. When the US entered the war, the allies believed the battles would continue to rage … Continue reading

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Signing at the Chocolate Affaire

I meant to take pictures. I really did. It just didn’t happen. As one of the organizers of the authors, I spent so much time running that I never had a chance to take pictures. But I can tell you … Continue reading

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51 Authors signing at the Glendale Chocolate Affaire

If you’re in Arizona and looking for something to do this weekend, there will be 51 authors signing their books. From NYTimes bestsellers to first time authors, you’re sure to find something you’ll enjoy. Friday 5PM-10PM Name 2 Marie Patrick … Continue reading

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