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Book Review: The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory

The Red Queen by Phillipa Gregory was a book that I did not want to put down and I was sad when I reached the end. The Red Queen, is the second book in a series Gregory wrote on The … Continue reading

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All reading and no writing makes Nicole feel unproductive

I’m currently in between writing projects at the moment. I finished the first draft of my novel and I decided to take a short break from writing fiction. I’m currently reading “Writing the Breakout Novel” by Donald Mass and I’m … Continue reading

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Book Review: Anybody Out There? By Marian Keyes

So apparently I’ve been out of the loop on Marian Keyes’ books. The first book I picked up by Keyes was The Other Side of the Story, which is still my favorite, although Angels comes in at a close second, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Brightest Star in the Sky by Marian Keyes

The Brightest Star in the Sky written by Marian Keyes is the author’s favorite book of her own she’s written to date. Keyes uses the omnipresent tense to take the reader into the lives of the multiple inhabitants of four … Continue reading

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Eye on the Prize – ROW80 check in

So I just ran the numbers from last week’s three sprints and I was surprised to see that I surpassed by 5,000 weekly word goal with 6,100 words. Nice little treat for the end of the week and here I … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Summer in Europe by Marilyn Brant

Marilyn Brant’s “A Summer in Europe” takes you on a grand tour of Europe through Italy, Switzerland, Hungary, Austria and the United Kingdom and its perfect for those whole enjoy armchair travel. The story synopsis: On her 30th birthday, Gwendolyn … Continue reading

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When in Ireland…buy books from thy favorite Irish authors

Welcome to Writers’ Uni-Verse-City (or WUVC for short because every university has an acronym), a place where writers/bloggers can meet to discuss the craft of writing in the Internet age. WUVC will involve independent research, setting a curriculum and hopefully finding other … Continue reading

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Writers’ Uni-Verse-City – A semester in review

Welcome to Writers’ Uni-Verse-City (or WUVC for short because every university has an acronym), a place where writers/bloggers can meet to discuss the craft of writing in the Internet age. WUVC will involve independent research, setting a curriculum and hopefully finding other … Continue reading

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ROW80 Goals Round 4

It has been a sad two weeks. Nothing bad happened, don’t worry. But I didn’t write much at all. I really did use these two weeks between Round 3 and 4 to rest a bit. I had also hit a … Continue reading

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The End of ROW80 Round 3 is here

Today is the last day of Round 3 in A Round of Words in 80 days. Where did I get to in the past two and a half months? Well, my initial goal was 5,000 words per week. I felt … Continue reading

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