That’s Entertainment!

Staying home means finding things for Handsome and me to do. We love movies and thank goodness for TCM. Old movies rock. And no matter how many times I watch an oldie but goodie, I’ll watch it again. Here’s some I love:   Bridget Jones’ Diary-romantic comedy: a reinterpretation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice….

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…

A Visit from British Author Helena Fairfax

Posted on March 16, 2016 by marsharwest A Visit from British Author Helena Fairfax My second day in a row here at SOS. I’m excited to ask you to welcome my good friend from Great Britain, Helena Fairfax. Helena (and the accent is on the first syllable) and I got to know each other because our…

Guest Susan Bernhardt

Posted on April 14, 2016 by marsharwest Guest Susan Bernhardt Welcome my good friend Susan Bernhardt. Susan and I got to know each other because our first books were published by a small Canadian e-press, MuseItUp Publishing. We both joined the team about the same time and though I’m publishing my own books now, we…