Meet Julia Blake, a creator of all sorts of wonderful fiction

I love featuring authors. When we choose an alternative path in life, we do it knowing there are no guarantees, certainly not in a writer’s life. My blog allows me to showcase others and I know only too well how important that is. I try very hard not to play favourites with it and am […]

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Chilling Corner in October

Again, I find myself with a variety of books to share although this month the majority is contemporary romance. In truth, as I have said before, I enjoy all genres but that dash of romance is featuring more and more and I have been thinking on this a lot. I think we need that happy […]

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Book Corner Chilling in July

I totally love the chilling in this month’s selection. The books are so varied, not just the genres but the plots and the characters, and the style of writing. One of my favourite authors is Amy Harmon. Seriously, anything you read by her has you prisoner from the first page, or word. What I love […]

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Edgy Romance with MV Ellis

I am loving being able to present different authors on my blog. The experience affords me an opportunity to learn more about what drives a writer to put themselves on the line. Quite simply it is scary place to be. You are out there vulnerable to criticism. Writers, I have decided are brave in a […]

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Cartoons to Romance, let’s look at art

Been giving a lot of thought to keeping the blog fresh and the one thing I keep coming back to is the people I meet in this career I have embarked on. I am a great believer in paying it forward and the people I meet every day encourage me to do just that and […]

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The Cabbage Patch Doll

I think children are such a gift and grandchildren even more so. Watching them grow and develop their own personalities is a fascinating process. It is the continuation of life, and observing the repeated features of loved ones reflected in the turn of the head, the shape of the eyes, or just a look, is […]

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The evolution of failure, who else does it often? (Part 2)

Failure is a word. Words can be manipulated. Certainly, failure on first acquaintance appears unpleasant but if we look beyond that initial first reaction we can view it as a gauge to improvement. It also provides the impetus to re-group and acts as the challenge to our creativity. With luck and hard work, it can […]

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