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Seven Ways to Thrill Me!

How long has it been since you read a real page-turner? A while? Yeah. Me too. I think that’s why I love watching thrillers. They are the ultimate in creating and sustaining suspense. Talk about tight writing. They race ahead … Continue reading

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Getting My Creepy On!

Desiccated leaves, dismembered from branches, rot in the dying light and crunch like brittle bones under my boots. The wind whispers ghostly verses of songs sung long ago. Halloween is approaching. It’s time to get your creepy on. “How do … Continue reading

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Heads Up for Another Wild Party!

Welcome wild riders! I’ve been up in the mountains taking loads of photographs. The contrast is amazing this time of year and I look forward to sharing a virtual hike or two with you before the end of the month. … Continue reading

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Wild West Weekend Photo

I took this photograph from the balcony in the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles with my Sony Nex 3N. This is not a place where I would have expected to see a scene from an old Western. Apparently, the guy … Continue reading

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Silhouette – Weekly Photo Challenge

Sunset in Aruba Original – Santa Barbara Pier Tweaked All images were photographed directly into the sunset resulting in a dramatic contrast of light and dark. Which is your favorite?  This post is in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge … Continue reading

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Truth is Stranger than Fiction

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” -Mark Twain While writing my book, I made the plot as plausible as possible, even though it delves into the  paranormal. Readers … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

While staying in the French Quarter, my husband, Danny, and I rented bikes and rode to New Orleans City Park. He was in, “I’m relaxing and don’t care where I go,” mode. I was directionally challenged and led him around … Continue reading

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Use Me and Abuse Me Blog Party! – Music in the Street Edition

  It’s party time! Grab your dancing shoes and a link from your blog. Welcome to the French Quarter, Wild Riders! Leave a link in my comment section and then click on a few. Tell them “Susie sent me,” and they should … Continue reading

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Why blog? And what the heck is a writer’s platform?

A few years ago, a friend made a comment which changed my life. “You really should write these stories down,” she said after laughing at one of my wild tales. This began a whole new adventure. The germ of an … Continue reading

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Use Me and Abuse Me – Roxy Blog Hopping Edition

I hope you had a fabulous Easter. Roxy did! It’s party time and I’m inviting all of you to Use Me and Abuse Me!  Bring ONE link to a story you’d like to share with my friends. Paste it in my comment … Continue reading

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