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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…
Today was Mom's birthday.

Now, I don't blog as much about her as I did after she died, but she is still very much in my thoughts. I don't think there's a week that goes by that someone doesn't mention her. And that is powerful... wouldn't we all like to think that someone would talk fondly of us after we've passed? That someone remembered you and wished you were there? Somehow, I think that's a bigger accomplishment than anything else I could ever do... well, maybe with the exception of my kids :)

Anyway, this is my unofficial hug your mom day. I wish I could.