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Writing from the Dark Side

Heh! I started out calling this blog post "Blogging from the Darkside" and then went to "Writing from the Darkside" and then went on to finally arrive at "Pubbing from the Darkside".  This little tidbit of information should be able to give you a little hint over what has been happening at the Oliver Homestead since I last posted.

Big News! I am part of a great collaboration with a collection of Writers who decided that if a romance book should be done, it should be done by us! Hence, the beginning of what is now know as Welcome to Serenity Harbor, Maine.

This is huge! This is ginormous! All of the books are set around the fictional coastal Maine town of Serenity Harbor. We didn't limit genre, only that their characters fall in love in Maine.

For me, this was a return to something that I love... well, yes... it was a return to writing. I've blogged a little bit about some of my struggles with illness that left with being unable to write for a whi…

Pay it forward... Random Acts of Kindness

My mom was a huge believer in random acts of kindness... those little things that people do everyday without thought of recognition or repayment. This would be a way to Pay it forward. Give something to others, whether it's a helping hand, a uplifting moment, or something that is more valuable then money. I was actually talking to my husband about this last night. I told him that it would be fun to win the lottery and then use the money to do these little random acts. Pay someone's oil bill. Have a bag of groceries deliveried to an elderly person whose living on a fixed income. Buy out the entire Christmas tree lot and then give the trees away...

Anyway, you get the picture... but I was very surprised to see that Celeste Gleason was doing a Pay it forward contest on her site.

For All the World to See: Pay it forward...and Win a Venator Survival Kit!

It seems that she thinks very much along the same lines that I do. If you would like to enter follow the link and check it out. And while you are there be sure to check out her upcoming release. It's got a gorgeous cover. And even though I've never had the pleasure of meeting her in person, I've actually listed it on my site as a book that I'm looking forward to reading. It looks like it's going to be a keeper.

And don't forget... it only takes a second to Pay it forward with a random act of kindness.

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