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Meet Novelist Florence fOIS

Florence fOIS has been writing in different ways all her life. Like many others, her early stories center around the family, “that unit of people in their varied combinations who mold and shape our thinking.” She began with poetry and odd short … Continue reading

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Celebrating with Lisa Jordan: She Sold!

Lisa Jordan writes contemporary romance and women’s fiction, edits one e-zine, and is a columnist for another. She lives in Pennsylvania with her real-life hero hubby of almost 22 years, two sons, 17 and 20, and assorted dust bunnies. Lisa … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Susanne Dietze

Susanne Dietze writes inspirational historical romance and is quite good at it, as her contest finals testify. She lives on the West Coast with her golf-loving pastor husband and two kids, who could win significant money if there was a … Continue reading

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Honing Your Dark Hero: 4 Things I’ve Learned from the World’s Most Dangerous Men

Award winning author Laura Navarre, whom I was privileged to interview in May 2010, sold her first two books in rapid succession. Her debut novel, The Devil’s Mistress, a dark Tudor romance, was released by Samhain in June 2010 (ebook) … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Debbie Lynne Costello

Southern-kissed historical romance is Debbie Lynne Costello’s genre of choice. Her favorite setting is the romantic city of Charleston, South Carolina. Debbie Lynne is represented by Tamela Hancock Murray. Clover, South Carolina is the small town Debbie Lynne calls home. … Continue reading

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Celebrating with Novelist Stacy Monson

Stacy Monson writes contemporary inspirational romance, and she has BIG news. First a little about her, and then she’ll tell you why she’s been happy dancing this past week. Home for Stacy is Plymouth, Minnesota, a northwestern suburb of Minneapolis, … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Debra E. Marvin

Historical novelist Debra E. Marvin credits good critique partners for the much-needed “fresh eyes” that have helped her place in six fiction contests. She hopes to complete final edits soon and get her requested manuscript where it needs to be—in … Continue reading

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