X Is For… X Marks the Spot, or, Maps!

Maps are a helpful way to orient oneself in a physical place.  We use them in all sorts of ways:  when driving from one place to another, when finding a new-to-us store or restaurant, even wandering around a mall or airport.  Now, maps are electronic - GPS, or Global Positioning Systems, are as ubiquitous as cell phones.  But how many of us have been steered wrong by their GPS and ended up in ...
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Sizzling Summer Nights

Welcome to the Just Romance.Me summer blog hop!  In celebration of the upcoming release of Book II of the Persis Chronicles, EMERALD KEEP, here is a short excerpt to whet your appetite.  Enjoy!Teeka spied a skein of silvery grey yarn. An image of a woven headscarf for Quill danced through his head. He leaned over the basket, rooting for another find. His necklace with the carved sandc...
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The SFR Brigade Annual Blog Hop!

I'm so tickled to have been invited to participate with the annual SFR Brigade Midsummer Blog Hop! There are some amazing authors that participate; I know you'll enjoy yourself during the hop.In keeping with the theme, here's a little snippet from the Noon and Wilder release with Torquere Press, Emerald Fire. Also, in celebration of Pride month this month, Torquere is offering 20% off everything i...
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A to Z Challenge, Day 17: Q Is For Quesquemitl

In my weaving class, I am making a quesquemitl, a type of poncho that is made from a continuous piece of fabric - and, thus, a popular choice for handweavers.  The photo above is from Wikipedia, of a garment on view at the Museo Popular in Mexico: "Large shawl called a quechquemitl by Margarita Roberta Lucas Garcia from Tenango de Doria, Hidalgo as part of a temporary exhibit of crafts from ...
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Join Us at Top2Bottom Reviews!

Due to madly moving mayhem, we didn't have internet access until today.  But we're so grateful to Top2Bottom Reviews for hosting us on Friday!  We have an interview, some posts, and just all around goodness - and wowsers, their mancandi images are worth a visit just in and of themselves!  Join us!Interview | Taking a Chance on Contemporary Stories | Space - The Final Frontier | Unif...
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Join Me at All Romance EBooks for Pride In Space

All Romance eBooks is celebrating June Pride Month with features on LGBT authors and their books.  Be sure to stop by and check it out!Join me over at the ARe Cafe today for Pride In Space, about the challenges and unique opportunities of LGBT science-fiction and fantasy.  Enjoy!
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Tue Cent Twosday

I have two posts for your pleasure today!  First up, have you ever just talked about the weather?  Really?  Me too!  Small world.  Come on over and join me - they'll be pictures!  moreMy heroes, the Nine Naughty Novelists of legend and bestseller lists everywhere, opened their blog to guests posts again and I jumped at the chance.  These authors are talented, fun...
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