Help! I’m drowning! Oh…sorry…I’m out of your area.

  On Lifeguard Duty   There are a few things that need to happen here… (1) The lifeguard, Tomas Lopez (a hero in my book), needs to tell Jeff Ellis to shove his job up his stupid ass, if Ellis can find room in there since his head is already about six feet up his …

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Book Review: Past Jumper by Jamie Heppner

Yes, I had another review request that I have accepted. Maybe this is getting to be a habit. This time, I was asked by Jamie Heppner to review his short story Past Jumper. I have known Jamie for some time…the exact length eludes me right now, but it’s pushing two years if my mind isn’t …

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Rules for Authors — Number Nine

What follows is one of my Rules for Authors. These rules are things that all real authors should make a part of their mentality and are words to live by. Trust me… After more than twenty-five years in this crazy business, I have learned these things well and they do make a difference! No. 9 …

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What happens when Chaos mixes with Creativity?

In today’s world how do any of us get anything done? Sometimes it seems no matter how hard we plot and plan out our days we invariably end up running into a few roadblocks along the way. Things from leaving the house a few minutes late, getting stuck behind a train or in traffic, or …

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Rules for Authors – Number Eight

What follows is one of my Rules for Authors. These rules are things that all real authors should make a part of their mentality and are words to live by. Trust me… After more than twenty-five years in this crazy business, I have learned these things well and they do make a difference! No. 8 …

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Rules for Authors – Number Seven

What follows is one of my Rules for Authors. These rules are things that all real authors should make a part of their mentality and are words to live by. Trust me… After more than twenty-five years in this crazy business, I have learned these things well and they do make a difference! No. 7 …

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Book Review: The First Zombies – Dead Awakening by Josh Atkins

The First Zombies - Dead Awakening

You have no idea how many requests I get to read books. In a typical week, I might get 100 or a few more. Some weeks, I can get well over 500. Some of the requests are sort of “…hey, Melodee! Please read my book and tell me how to make it better…” A good …

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Rules for Authors – Number Six

What follows is one of my Rules for Authors. These rules are things that all real authors should make a part of their mentality and are words to live by. Trust me… After more than twenty-five years in this crazy business, I have learned these things well and they do make a difference! No. 6 …

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And So It Goes…

It’s been a crazy few weeks. There has been a lot going on and not all of the stuff makes a lot of sense. Maybe most of it makes no sense at all. Let me explain… First, the rest of our stuff got here from San Diego…a grand total of fourteen shipping containers. I know …

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Works In Progress – An Update

I get a lot of questions in E-Mail about what are my works in progress (WIP) right now. Let me tell you a little about what I have on my desk at this moment… Note that all titles given are 100% pure working titles. These titles are subject to change. In the Immortal Love Universe …

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