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Dec.06.2013
Please Vote
The Blue Angel Planet, Cover has made the semi-finals in the AUTHORSdB contest!   I would be happy for a vote from my wonderful fans. You can vote here, everyday till 15 December:   http://authorsdb.com/books/2013-book-cover-semi-finalists/children-s-books/the-blue-angel-planet  ...
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Aug.08.2013
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JOIN THE ADVENTURE! Millie and Honey are on another amazing adventure. This time, to the beautiful planet of the blue angels. This adventure is filled with excitment and danger. When Millie shares a dream with Honey, they both wake, knowing that the dream is a call to action. Only swift action and...
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Jun.21.2013
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KDP is AWESOME! Where else can you take a document straight from MS WORD and publish a book? It took me a few tries, but after a weekend of tinkering, to get everything perfect. TaDa! My book is published and ready for the world to see. This weekend, my book went live for Kindle FREE Days, and it...
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Jun.21.2013
KDP is AWESOME! Where else can you take a document straight from MS WORD and publish a book? It took me a few tries, but after a weekend of tinkering, to get everything perfect. TaDa! My book is published and ready for the world to see. This weekend, my book went live for Kindle FREE Days, and it...
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Apr.12.2013
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Wednesday, 10 April, 2013   It’s been a few days since I wrote last and a lot has happened, in my life. On Friday, I woke up and found that I had somehow been changed into a dog. A Golden Retriever, as a matter of fact. Since then, my life has taken an unexpected turn, as if becoming a dog isn...
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Mar.30.2013
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I was lying on my bed, where I had fallen asleep reading my book. The next thing I realized was my ear was twitching, so reached up to scratch it and felt claws. That is when I realized that something was terribly wrong. I sat up in my bed and looked around. Everything seemed normal, except that I...
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Mar.21.2013
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HOW I WRITE A STORY – Like we said in the RANGERS: "It may not work for you, but it is just one technique!" Many people have asked me how I write a story. Everyone has an idea for a story at some time in their life and they want to put it on paper. Here is the process that I usually employ: I...
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Mar.21.2013
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HOW I WRITE A STORY – Like we said in the RANGERS: "It may not work for you, but it is just one technique!" Many people have asked me how I write a story. Everyone has an idea for a story at some time in their life and they want to put it on paper. Here is the process that I usually employ: I...
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Mar.15.2013
Happy St. Patrick's Day !
The Gift – for my lovely Irish Rose By J. D. Means   The day is bright and sunny and the forest is covered in a mist that is deep and soundless. You had decided to take a walk on this bright spring morning to clear the cobwebs of the long winter, but looking into the fog, you have your doubts...
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Mar.08.2013
DALEK
The dark gray Dalek sat broodingly near the half opened door of the balcony, the blue light peeking through the grill inside its shell, beckoning the creatures of the desert. For long months it kept its vigil, waiting for the day when the heat of the Dubai summer would pass and the cool nights of...
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Jan.31.2013
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Millie looked at the screen in the front of her couch and it read, “When ready to return home, please press the red button.” She asked, “Is everyone ready to go home?” Tired little voices from the couches behind her agreed that they were ready to go home. Jasmine said, “I just wish that it wasn’t...
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Jan.23.2013
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As they were leaving the park they saw the booth for donations and Millie bent down to retrieve her last penny. Again she had difficulty getting the penny out of the little window and Honey came to her rescue and popped it out as easily as she did the first one. She dropped it in the slot of the...
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Jan.18.2013
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Rose and Sir Thomas led them into the park and over to the “Whip the Tail” ride. It was a huge cat’s tail that swung back and forth lazily from side to side. It had cars that ran back and forth inside. As the tail went from one side to center, the cars would come closer to the root of the tail....
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Jan.11.2013
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The door to the instant travel machine closed, a red light flashed once and then the door opened again, instantly… As the door opened, a weird red light flooded the compartment from outside and a wispy red fog blew into the doorway and filled the little chamber. Everyone’s eyes were staring at the...
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Jan.03.2013
Make a Selection
Millie led the way onto the interplanetary traveling machine, followed by Salazar, Blinky, Burt, and Jasmine, with Honey taking up the rear. Inside, it looked a lot bigger than it did on the outside. There were four comfortable looking couches lined up one in front of the other. In the front of the...
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