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Angel’s First Interview at UTC

Posted Aug 4 2014 in , ,

UTC:  Hello Angel and Charley! (Looks toward the empty seat next to Charley and smiles.) Angel: Sup? Charley:  Thank you for inviting us to Under the Covers , Angela.     UTC:  We’re delighted you’ve stopped by to chat with us today. Charley it’s wonderful you have graciously offered to interpret for us. Angel: She’s a peach. Charley: Thank you. I’m […]

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Exclusive Look At Cookie Kowalski’s Journal

Posted Jul 28 2014 in , ,

THIS JOURNAL BELONGS TO COOKIE KOWALSKI Dear Journal,    I know it’s been several years since I wrote, but I now know things I never dreamed were possible. Never in a million years. And I felt I should write them down so I never forget. Alzheimer is a real possibility. And today I learned not […]

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Darynda, would you rather have a dragon OR be a dragon???

Posted Jul 21 2014 in , , ,

Exclusive Interview with Darynda Jones at Got Fiction   GF:  Hi Darynda, thanks so much for the interview.  Let’s dive right in.  Charley Davidson is an all-time favorite heroine of mine.  How did Charley come about, what was your inspiration for her character? Darynda: I love that you ask how I came up with her […]

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5 Myths About Writers

Posted Jul 18 2014 in , , , , ,

  5 Myths About Writers   For good writers, writing is easy.   Actually, the opposite is true. Writing doesn’t get any easier with time or talent. If writing is easy for you, you’re probably still learning the craft. You haven’t perfected your style or landed upon your “voice.” You haven’t learned to analyze your […]

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Cookie and Amber Are Dishing It Out! ~(Exclusive Character Interview)

Posted Jul 8 2014 in , , , , , ,

 Recently Cookie and Amber were interviewed by the lovely Braine from Talk Supe!  Check out what the ladies had to say!!!   Braine : Hello Cookie and Amber! It’s such a pleasure to have you here with us today:   Cookie: Thank you for having us! Amber: Hi.      Braine: Cookie, how would you […]

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My Time Capsule

Posted Jun 23 2014 in , , , , , ,

Have you ever created a time capsule? Did you do it as a child or a teen? Have you ever opened one?  Time capsules are great for remembering where you are at during a given time in your life. We change every year, so this one would be for now and now only. It would […]

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Dear Younger Me

Posted Jun 16 2014 in , , , , ,

Have you ever wished you could go back in time and talk to your younger self?   What if you could write a letter and have it be carried back in time? What would you tell yourself? Here is a letter I wrote. XOX!     Dear Younger Me,   As I look back at what I […]

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MY TOP 5 DREAM WRITING DESTINATIONS

Posted Jun 12 2014 in , , , , , , , , , , ,

 I was recently asked what my top five dream writing destinations where.  This was a fun post to write.    #5: My number five dream-writing destination would be on a boat (preferably a yacht) in the middle of the Mediterranean with tiny islands to explore and sparkling blue water all around me. The only problem […]

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Heroes of Phenomena Book Launch!

Posted Jun 8 2014 in , , , , ,

I’m so excited to be a part of this project!!! All proceeds are going to the LOS ANGELES YOUTH ORCHESTRA.     Machine Heads… you’ve outdone yourselves this time! What started as a vision by the talented Samantha Redstreake Geary, has culminated in HEROES OF PHENOMENA, a companion e-book she curated with some of today’s […]

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Starred Review from Booklist!

Posted Jan 28 2011 in , , ,

Starred Review! Woohoo! BOOKLIST Advanced Review – Uncorrected Proof Issue: February 1, 2011 First Grave on the Right. Jones, Darynda (Author) Feb 2011. 320 p. St. Martin’s, hardcover, $21.99. (9780312662752). Charley Davidson’s police-officer father and uncle began consulting her for help in solving murders when she was five years old. Charley has a special gift—she sees […]

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