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Archive for Month: August 2014

Monday Mayhem – Pardon me while I squee

Posted on Aug 25, 2014 by Margaret Ethridge   2 Comments | Posted in Blog

BUT, ARE YOU WATCHING OUTLANDER? I’ve been both dreading and anticipating this for months and after three episodes, I’m happy to say I’m in love, love, love. I think they’re doing an awesome job of adapting the book and Jamie and Claire and Frank and SQUEEEEE! Ahem. Sorry. Now back to your regularly scheduled Monday.

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Weekend Writing Warrior – 8/24/14

Posted on Aug 24, 2014 by Maggie Wells   11 Comments | Posted in Blog

I’m still working on the sequel to The Last First Date. Here’s a bit where Jessica compares Lang with the handsome older gentleman who has been wining and dining Lang’s grandmother. **** Marcus was all sleek silver hair and smooth edges. The modern-day version of Cary Grant of Gregory Peck. His sleek handsomeness was almost [Read more…]

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Monday Mayhem – My favorite word – YES!

Posted on Aug 18, 2014 by Margaret Ethridge   5 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Today marks the four year anniversary of the first time a publisher used my favorite word — yes. Four years ago today, Kim Jacobs from Turquoise Morning Press sent me an email that included the following magical sentences, “I would like to offer you a contract for your book, Paramour. I love your writing style [Read more…]

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Monday Mayhem – Gotta Get Away

Posted on Aug 4, 2014 by Margaret Ethridge   3 Comments | Posted in Blog

I’ve been suffering a pretty strong vacation urge for the last couple of years. When one moves 500+ miles from family and friends and marries into a ready-made family, vacation time is usually eaten up with trips back home or activities to entertain the kids. My husband and I haven’t taken a trip that wasn’t [Read more…]

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Weekend Writing Warrior – August 2, 2014

Posted on Aug 3, 2014 by Maggie Wells   10 Comments | Posted in Blog

One of the more painful parts of being a writer involves the dreaded synopsis. This weekend I wrote one, therefore today I will share eight sentences from a work almost in progress. Here’s what I have started for the sequel to The Last First Date.  The working title is First Shot at Forever. **** Langley [Read more…]

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