Tag Archives: Friendship

National Attraction!

Welcome to my sunny corner of the south. I’m off to RWA Nationals today. Before I depart, I want to leave you with a tasty read ~ the Tasty Summer Reads blog hop hosted by Avon Romance. Here’s how it … Continue reading

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Randomness…or not? Farewell to Miss Gladys

Linda Joyce Contemplates is the title of my blog. The name is intended to capture my musings of different aspects of life. I am more than a wife. I am more than a daughter. I am more than a writer. … Continue reading

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2Fer From Bookpeeps

Every now and then something delightful comes into my world that makes me smile. I am honored to be nominated for the “A Great Moment in My Life Award” by Bookpeeps. Let me introduce to you Bookpeeps: 2Fer.

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Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Thank you. Your support sent Bayou Born from an obscure title on Amazon’s free list to #27 overall and, even more importantly, #5 in Contemporary Romance. Thank you! I offer these words with much appreciation. The climb of Bayou Born … Continue reading

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Bestow appreciation

Giving Thanks. Not just at Thanksgiving. Give: verb used with object 1) to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow Thank: verb used with object 1) to express gratitude, appreciation, or acknowledgement My gratitude journal rests on my nightstand next … Continue reading

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Take Email Woes to Email Whoa!

Hey, there! Welcome to my office. I moved the dog off the chair just so you could sit. This is an intimate conversation. Just the two of us confiding writer to writer. So tell me, how many emails have popped … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Triumph through Perseverance

A year ago this month, I landed in blog world. I admit I have been a resistant blogger. Even after a weeklong session about social media taught by Stu Blandford at the Southeastern Writers conference, it took four months for … Continue reading

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