Tag Archives: The Cat Lady’s Secret

Theme or Story: What Comes First?

Which comes first, the theme or the story? Someone asked me that recently as I autographed her book. Did I find a verse or theme in the Bible and wrap a story around it? The answer from others would probably … Continue reading

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First Monday!

I don’t know how many times I’ve written that I love Mondays–particularly “First Mondays.” First Monday after my birthday, first Monday of the month, first Monday of the year. They’re all “do-over” days. New beginnings. Erase the slate and start … Continue reading

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Still on Vacation

This time of year belongs to MSB. Always has. In our 23 years of marriage (we just had an anniversary on November 30), the bulk of November and December have belonged to the man. I thought I had this week all planned … Continue reading

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Festive Festival

Every year, second Saturday in June, Nacogdoches celebrates God’s gift of the blueberry. Blueberry pancakes, blueberries or blueberry sauce on ice cream, blueberry soda pop, all combine to create blue tongues and lips and chins. Like any small town festival, … Continue reading

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What a Blast!

After weeks of planning and hours of nervous anticipation, the Cat in a Coffee Cup party is over. All that’s left to do is sweep the confetti and streamers from the floor and toss the paper plates and red Solo cups! … Continue reading

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Making an Ad, for Newbies

Don’t you love this? I found it on Big Stock Photos. I find most of the images I use on either Big Stock or iStock, but there are so many sites out there–Flickr, MorgueFile, Photobucket. Probably more. Sometimes all you … Continue reading

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Secrets to Planning a Party

Ever been to a Facebook party? Want to have one of your own? Creating one is as easy as poking a button: On the left side of your newsfeed page, there’s a button called “Events.” Poke that, and it’ll supply … Continue reading

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Week in Review–Info for Authors

Welcome to my first Saturday post! Recently, while reading a similar list in the WFWA Newsletter, the idea came to me to list the things I find while skating through the Internet during the week. Some of this you may already know, … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Cat Lady’s Secret: Scott

The Cat Lady’s Secret is out!!! Can you tell I’m excited? I’ve been posting excerpts all week, Millie on Monday and Emily on Wednesday. The only main character left to introduce you to is Dr. Scott Barlow, Mr. Handsome himself! We’ll catch him at … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Cat Lady’s Secret: Emily

Counting down to the official release of The Cat Lady’s Secret and the “Meet The Pelican Book Group Authors” Facebook party with Carla Rossi and Virginia Tenery. So excited! I’m sharing excerpts from the book this week from each of the main … Continue reading

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