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May 2010 Blog Posts (10)

SLOGGING THROUGH BLOGS

I'm late to the blogging game. The first blogs I read seemed to be a waste of time. Personal info on what other people are doing doesn't interest me. I wondered why writers spent time with this format and who the heck has time to read it?



I've come around. In fact, I encouraged my Kings County writers group to create a blog. No other groups in our area had picked up the idea and run with it. We saw it as a way to explore our various levels of writing, from the newbie to the… Continue

Added by Sunny Frazier on May 30, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

I Thought I Heard the Lion's Roar - Cindy L. Allen, Author





I Thought I Heard the Lion’s Roar – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat











‘I have heard the roar of the lion – have you? Maybe it came in the form

of a betrayal from someone you loved. Perhaps it was hidden behind the

words of an employer who told you that your services were no longer



needed. Maybe it was disguised in the phone call you received from… Continue

Added by Martha A. Cheves on May 27, 2010 at 3:56pm — No Comments

The Adventures of Curlylocks and Stripperella: A Modern Mother's Tale - D. E. Montgomery, Author





The Adventures of Curlylocks and Stripperella - Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat







Stripperella Goes Shopping







'The mother had taken Stripperella to the store one morning. She had

taken extra care to dress her in a pair of overalls that didn't unsnap

at the crotch. All precautions have been taken. Well, perhaps not. As

the mother was checking her list… Continue

Added by Martha A. Cheves on May 20, 2010 at 1:31pm — No Comments

Darkness I Weep - Julie A. D'Arcy, Author





Darkness I Weep – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘Lance screamed. Jimmy couldn’t think. He crawled away. The creature had Lance by the throat, he was… He had to get out! Across the cabin, out

the door, his hands slipped on the pickup’s door handle. He hurled the

flashlight, tried again and wrenched open the door. His breath came

short, sharp. The keys were in…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on May 17, 2010 at 4:50pm — No Comments

The Festival - Brian L. Porter, Author





The Festival – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘As they passed a sign that read ‘Bardley Magna,’ they were stunned to

find themselves entering what Claire thought could probably be the

prettiest village she’d ever seen. The road they were on was obviously

the main thoroughfare through the village, and was lined on both sides

by beautiful, well aged trees of varying species. The… Continue

Added by Martha A. Cheves on May 15, 2010 at 4:51pm — No Comments

NEW THRILLER INVOLVES A SLEEPER CELL.



" Reader's review proffers the "Sleeper Cell" thriller"…
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Added by Ralph L. McNeal, Sr. on May 14, 2010 at 2:49pm — No Comments

The Next Chapter - Melanie Young, Author





The Next Chapter – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘Carol sat down and started telling Joan about the plans for their Caribbean cruise. It almost took her mind off worrying about Jim. “After we get back from the cruise, Andrea is coming

for a visit. She is bringing her boyfriend. I have a feeling she will

have a ring on a certain finger. She has been…

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Added by Martha A. Cheves on May 13, 2010 at 3:42pm — No Comments

R.I.G.S. - Brian L. Porter, Author





R.I.G.S. – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘There is nowhere lonelier than the vast unexplored tracts of space.

There, among the stars and the infinity of the void, there is no sound,

and even if there were, there is no-one there to hear it. Even the

nearest stars, twinkling welcomingly when viewed from earth, are so far

from our world that it would take a man most of his lifetime just… Continue

Added by Martha A. Cheves on May 11, 2010 at 3:04pm — No Comments

The Black Sand Beach - Vanessa Hearne, Author





The Black Sand Beach – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat

Patiently, digging in and lifting up just enough, she inched her way toward the warm, dry sand high up on the beach. The moon’s path tracked higher,

casting shadows in the furrows made by dragging her 400-pound shell to

the special spot that had called to her…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on May 6, 2010 at 2:01pm — No Comments

The Body in the Sleigh - Katherine Hall Page, Author





The Body in the Sleigh (A Faith Fairchild Mystery) – Reviewed by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



As Mary entered the barn to milk her goats, the first thing she spotted was a large basket with a big red bow, nestled against a bale of…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on May 5, 2010 at 3:26pm — No Comments

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