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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…

Ugh! It's 4am

You may be wondering what I'm doing up at the unforgivable hour? I'm getting ready to go to New Jersey. Yup! As Willie says (and he gets quoted often at my house)... We're on the road again. This time we're headed for the New Jersey RWA Conference in Iselin, New Jersey. Diane Amos, Deb N. and I are headed south, fueled on by coffee and cheap take out food. We do this quite often and have found that we travel quite well together. We've become good friends, bonded by long hours on the road, an ability stand each other for indeterminate periods of time and a love of writing romance. So, if you see my newly place sticker on the back of my truck headed south then honk. Oh, and never mind about the sticker being crooked. That's what happens when hubby and I try to freehand things. I'll fixed the blasted thing when I get back.

If you are in New Jersey on Saturday, October 6 from 4-5:30 and you love Romance then check us all out at the Sheraton Woodbridge at 515 US Route 1 South. Here's the link for those interested... here. Diane and I will be signing. Oh yeah... there will also be C.H. Admirand, Nikki Alton, Elizabeth Amber, Cris Anson, Angelique Armae, Joani Ascher, Mardi Ballou, Shobhan Bantwal, Heidi Betts, Annette Blair, Linda Bleaser, Gerri Bowen, Elizabeth Boyle, Amanda Brice, Kaarina Brooks, Gemma Bruce, Ludima Burton, Christine Bush, Janine Cammarata, A. Dee Carey, Marie Carroll, Jennifer Colgan, Kristina Cook, Beth Ciotta, Bianca D'Arc, Donna Dalton,
Karyn DaRosa, Dee Davis, Genie Davis, Roni Denholtz, Anna DePalo, Anna DeStefano, Kate Henry Doran, Isabelle Drake, Kathy Dubois, Anne Elizabeth, Carole Fowler, Shelley Freydont, Barbara Gale, Jean Gordon, R. Garland Gray, Cathy Greenfeder, Kristin Hardy, Brenda Harlen,
Arianna Hart, Helen Henderson, Nancy Herkness, Sharon Horton, Hannah Howell, Eloisa James,
Virginia Kantra, Patricia Kay, Jenna Kernan, Kathleen Korbel, Shara Lanel, Caroline Linden, Jaen Lockwood, Tracey Lyons, Sally MacKenzie, Dana Marton, Penelope Marzec, Liz Maverick,
Susan Meier, Tanya Michna, Bridget Midway, L.B. Milano, Kay Moretz, Sherry Morris, Debra Mullins, Aleka Nakis, Joy Nash, Sophia Nash, Tara Nina, Molly O'Keefe, Kathleen O'Reilly, Elizabeth Owen, Irene Peterson, Caridad Pineiro, Rhonda Pollero, Kathryn Quick, Chris Redding, Maya Rodale, Kathryn Smith, Mariah Stewart, Trixie Stilletto, RaeAnne Thayne,
Kate Welsh, Christine Wenger, Diane Whiteside, Eileen Wilks, Lois Winston, Diane Wylie,
Lara Zeises.

Sorry guys, but at this time of the morning I'm not doing the individual links.
I'm off... Wish me luck!


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