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A little over a week ago, my beautiful new Hyundai Santa Fe was totaled in a very scary accident at highway speeds close to 70 mph. Another driver lost control of his vehicle and plowed into the side of my … Continue reading

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I’m pleased to announce that In Her Mother’s Shoes is now available in another format – for iPAD! So as of this week you can purchase In Her Mother’s Shoes four ways: Kindle, and Nook, and the iPAD store, directly … Continue reading

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A Haunted Love Story is a true accounting of a tragic love affair over sixty years ago shared by a man who, with his family, moved into a house reputed to be haunted. The author, Mark Spencer, is Dean of Arts … Continue reading

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AUTUMN COLORS Anniversary Sale and Contest

On January 7, 2012 my first novel, Autumn Colors will celebrate its first full year in print. It’s been a great year, with sales exceeding my goals in spite of the rather high price set by the publisher on both … Continue reading

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I feel a bit like the little girl who didn’t find what she wanted under the tree on Christmas morning. But I’m not a little girl. So what does a big girl do when she can’t have what she really … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Loss and Grief

Autumn Colors is more than a novel. It’s a study of loss, and how people deal with loss. Loss is universal, regardless of age or life condition. There’s Kerry, the main character, whose whole life seems to be about losses … Continue reading

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Peer Review for Improving Writing

A few postings ago I asked if anyone was interested in being involved in an on-line peer review group. I wasn’t inundated with takers – only one – but it’s hard to know if that was due to lack of … Continue reading

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