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Breakfast Day One

Breakfast Day One

Got up early this am for real work stuff and then left to have some breakfast. Saw early birds Alyssa Day and Caridad Ferret who graciously invited me to joins them. We had buffet if you wanted to know. I… more

En Route Leg Two

En Route Leg Two

The bathrooms at the DFW are disgusting. I felt like needed to shower after exiting. And of course my flight is delayed for no apparent reason other than the mechanic ran off with the log book. So I am running… more

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En Flight Leg One

Read 1 chapter of Bitten to Death. Am slightly confused but am enjoying Jaz’s bloodthirsty behavior (not literally since she is not the vamp). But then felt queasy and decided to watch the season premiere of Dexter. Watched half. Still… more

All Packed and Ready to Go

All Packed and Ready to Go

1 quart bag of toiletries per traveler? Just 1. Gah. How supremely frustrating. I’m determined to carry on and not check. I hate airline travel. Why ate we the only industrialized nation without high speed rail?

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Blogging at RWA Nationals

Bloggers aren’t the only ones recounting their adventures in San Francisco. Authors do it (and have done it before bloggers even began attending). Jude keeps track of everyone at Blogging Nationals where you can find the most up to date… more

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DearAuthor at RWA National 2008

I’ll be blogging from RWA Nationals in San Francisco at the end of the month along with about 10 other bloggers. I’ve set up a special page here at Dear Author that will contain both substantive posts (hopefully with lots… more

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Golden Heart Winners

Best Paranormal Romance – Black Jack by Jennifer Stark Best Inspirational Romance – The Heart Beckons by Carla Hughes Best Short Historical – The Lost Jewel by Debra Bess Best Long Historical Romance – Sager’s Passion by Elaine Levine Novel… more

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Mini Afternoon Update

My fingers are tired of typing one line posts (as I guess some are tired of reading them). Today is a less frenetic day. I met Heather Osborn for lunch and she shared some interesting projects that she is looking… more