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annette-talbert's picture
Jul.15.2012
When the heart is heavy, and the mind is full, I head to the kitchen.~me Food has always spoken the language of love and family.  Throughout the ages,  it is what we share across all cultures- the ritual of cooking and eating together. In good times we celebrate with food. In bad...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.28.2012
  June 28   ONIONS     “I heard people in meetings sharing about peeling onions.  They said they peel layer after layer until it’s all gone!  What the hell is that all about?"  I demanded in the general direction of my sponsor. “Zealotry, it’s about zealotry....
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.03.2012
  June 3   NO GOLD STARS       I look at my chart, then my chest; there are no gold stars.  I long for the affirmation of my great and seemingly endless struggle.  I watch the movements of those with shiny shoes and hope to be awarded with the gummed insignia....
mark-miller's picture
Jun.01.2012
Part of the fun of writing an ongoing series is creating new characters with each story. I have the same core characters from the beginning (two of which I love almost like they were my own daughters). A large part of the newest plot has to do with a great guy I call Karl Lumpkin. The Secret Queen...
mary-lochridge's picture
May.21.2012
I wonder who invented pillows? What a marvelous legacy, whoever you are. Wikipedia says you might be Asian dating back at least a thousand years. Or, Wiki says you may even have invented the pillow as far back as ancient Egypt, which puts you living sometime around 1350 BC, give or take a few...
mark-miller's picture
Apr.30.2012
As the June 1st release of The Secret Queen draws near, interest in The Empyrical Tales series is growing. Here is a brand new review of Book I: The Fourth Queenfrom The Reader's Roundtable. Jaymes said, "Mark Miller has added his own unique spin on the fairytales..." and...
mark-miller's picture
Mar.28.2012
Not really. At least, not yet. With mega-book chains closing their doors (Borders) and online booksellers battling for eBook domination, authors are faced with the daunting task of connecting with their readers. How do we get our print books out there? How do we connect with our digital readers?...
rebbecca-hill's picture
Feb.14.2012
Valentine’s Day was always one of my favorites. As a kid in school, I looked forward to selecting Valentine’s Day cards, not individual cards, but the boxed variety with miniature envelopes and a selection of Valentine messages. I remember in elementary school making the pouches and decorating them...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.17.2012
  January 17   IN THE COMFORT OF MY ROOM       I sit and panic concerning the future.  I have come through hell, built a safe and satisfying life, but it will all end soon.  I can feel it.  The tide rises in my soul, the blood red tide of self-doubt and...
annette-talbert's picture
Jan.06.2012
Fog, throws a veil over the trees and muffles the sounds of the morning,but does not quiet the chatter in my head.Last night my husband described me as a strong woman. I think that is an apt description. I am thankful that I do not fall apart when a crisis hits, especially when it comes to my...