What Would You Do? #FosterAbuse #FamilyMatters @jacqbiggar

  What would you do if you saw children being abused? The sad truth is many of us care, but not enough to get into the middle of what could be a dangerous or embarrassing situation. We don’t do it out of meanness, as much as self preservation. If we don’t get involved, we can’t…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines about Strength, #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines about STRENGTH for a lovely start to your week, enjoy! When the call came, I pulled my long hair into a ponytail and quickly left for the crime scene. I’d constantly felt I needed to be tougher and better than everyone else, especially as a girl in a man’s world. ~…

Solving Cold Cases: One Match at a Time #RSsos #MissingPersons @Stephitay

Lost & Found: Solving Cold Cases One Match at a Time #RSsos #amwriting   When you hear about a mass disaster, what event comes to mind? Earthquake? Tsunami? Terrorist attack? That was my first thought until I attended the Killer Nashville writer’s conference in October. There I learned about what experts now call “The Nation’s Silent Mass…

December Holidays

Posted on December 14, 2015 by marsharwest I believe in life-long learning. As an educator, I believe in the power of knowledge to help us make good decisions. Hence this post….Apologies if this is stuff you already know. As a kid, I had a friend who was Jewish, so from an early time I was…

Sneak a Peek Under The Author Cape

Posted on January 17, 2016 by Kathryn Jane Readers seem to want to know more about the person inside the author. So I asked my fellow authors about Gratitude. Do you keep a jar? Do you keep a journal? Could you share just one day’s entry with us?   Kathryn Jane I make a gratitude post…

Momentous Occasions

Posted on January 27, 2016 by marsharwest Those can be anniversaries, birthdays, getting a new job, losing a job, getting engaged, getting married, having a baby, losing a pet. They rip your heart in two or make you feel like you’re on the top of a mountain. Last week I was fortunate to have two…

Is your workspace creating a health hazard?

Posted on January 28, 2016 by S.A.Taylor I am sure this won’t come as a big surprise to anyone when I say – we sit a lot these days. But did you know the length of time we spend at our workspaces, and how we sit there, can actually create several health hazards? In an…

Memories of Valentine’s Days…Was it all Love and Roses? #Rsos @melissa_keir

Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many places throughout the world. A time for sharingyour love with others. According to Wikipedia Valentine’s Day “…was first associated with romantic love in the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer in the High Middle Ages, when the tradition of courtly love flourished. In 18th-century England, it evolved into an occasion in…

SWAG, BOOK SIGNINGS, GIVEAWAYS

Everybody loves to get free things, right? Authors give away free things and we call it “SWAG.” That’s important to me right now because I went to a book signing at the Haltom City Public Library on Feb. 12. Every year they have a Romance night around Valentines. Lots of fun for the readers because…

Spring Flings by the Sisters of Suspense

Posted on March 15, 2016 by marsharwest This second week of March is usually Spring Break for most school districts in Texas. Though I’ve heard a few jumped the gun and celebrated last week. Anyway, I thought you might find it interesting to hear about some of the sisters’ spring break adventures and misadventures. Let’s…