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Beekeeping: An Earth Day Tribute

Beekeeping: An Earth Day Tribute

by Frank Mortimer As a beekeeper, Earth Day is always a special day for me.  It’s usually right around this time, mid-to-late April, when all the flowers, trees, and plants… READ MORE

Currant and Carraway Shortbread Recipe

Currant and Carraway Shortbread Recipe

By Vanessa Riley Daniel loved his shortbread biscuits (cookies for the Yanks). It is a blend of cultures, Irish and Trinidadian, to produce a buttery, sweet and savory treat. Currant… READ MORE

True History Inspiring Fiction

True History Inspiring Fiction

By Alan Hlad Dear Readers, I’ve always been intrigued by World War II mysteries. Churchill’s Secret Messenger was inspired by the valiant women of Winston Churchill’s Secret Army, and a… READ MORE

Evolution of My Writing Process

Evolution of My Writing Process

By Lena Gregory One of the first interview questions I ever answered as a writer was, “Are you a plotter or a panster?” To which I adamantly declared I was,… READ MORE

Familia and the Ties that Bind Us

Familia and the Ties that Bind Us

By Priscilla Oliveras Anyone who knows me personally or follows me on social media is aware of the close ties I share with my familia. In the Oliveras casa, our… READ MORE

Flashback to the 80s

Flashback to the 80s

By Susanna Craig What inspires a writer of historical romance? History, of course! The behind-the-scenes battles of the Napoleonic wars, won and lost by spies. Regency-era manners and fashions. Popular… READ MORE

Sneak Peek: HIDDEN by Fern Michaels

Sneak Peek: HIDDEN by Fern Michaels

Boston, Massachusetts Millstone Manor “What do you mean you still don’t know where they are?  I’m paying you good money to find it.”  The decibel level of his rage almost… READ MORE