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Writing Challenge 65

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5 November 2018 • Writing

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has arrived once again, and to get the creative juices flowing, it’s time for a writing challenge! Let the image below inspire you on your journey to write 50,000 words before Friday, November 30. A fighting sword from the late 17th century rests in place. Beyond what little is stated… Read More ›

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Syracuse Mysteries on Sale

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The Poisoned Martini celebrates its anniversary this week. In honor of the event, both books in the Syracuse Mystery series will be on sale. This week, get Death on Stoneridge, the first book in the Syracuse Mystery series, for 0.99¢ on Amazon. Find out what happens when shots ring out on a seemingly quiet neighborhood… Read More ›

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Peril & Prayer: a Sister Lou Mystery

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“Sister Louise LaSalle, two murders in Briar Coast in three months—and you’re on site for both of them.” So pronounces deputy sheriff Ted Tate upon arriving at the scene of the crime in this second mystery by author Olivia Matthews. Welcome to Briar Coast, a not-so-sleepy town in Upstate New York. The sisters of the… Read More ›

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Friday Cocktail: Bijou

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Enjoy a jewel of a cocktail this Friday with the elegant Bijou! The Bijou is a classic cocktail dating back to the 1890s. Professional bartender Harry Johnson is credited with the drink’s creation which is French for “jewel.” Apparently, the colors of the ingredients reminded Harry of jewels: gin (diamond), sweet vermouth (ruby), and green… Read More ›

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John Polidori’s The Vampyre

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Before the arrival of Bram Stoker’s Dracula on the literary scene in 1897, there was Lord Ruthven, “a nobleman, more remarkable for his singularities, than his rank.” Lord Ruthven’s origins and the story in which he appears germinated one infamous night in June 1816 at the same gathering that birthed the idea for Frankenstein. John… Read More ›

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Just One More Day

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I suppose it’s impertinent to post photos (and stories) about one’s pets, expecting anonymous others to care as much as the pet’s owner, or thinking they’ll be moved by what they see or read. But pet lovers understand, and there is a catharsis in sharing. So here’s my tale. My little Pekingese Ming-Lee passed away… Read More ›

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Writing Challenge 65

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NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has arrived once again, and to get the creative juices flowing, it’s time for a writing challenge! Let the image below inspire you on your journey to write 50,000 words before Friday, November 30. A fighting sword from the late 17th century rests in place. Beyond what little is stated… Read More ›

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