Brenda Novak’s Fight Against Diabetes and Avon Addicts! Hummingbird Place News 05/04/2015

First tonight on Romance News, I want to let our listeners know about New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, Brenda Novak, and her crusade against Diabetes. Brenda is an active mother of five whose youngest son, Thad, was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes at the age of five. …

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Top Romances, Hummingbird Place Romance News 04/27/2015

Hi everybody. I’m Mallory Kane and THIS is romance news.   Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon (Random) – The relationship between Mary Shelley (1797-1851) and the mother she never knew—Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797), author of the incendiary tract A Vindication …

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TANDEM WRITING ASSIGNMENT

I can’t take credit for this, but I love–love–love it! One of the funniest writing things I’ve ever seen. See if you agree. It’s called The Tandem Writing Assignment: Tandem Writing Assignment The following is a true story received from an English professor. You know that book “Men are from …

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Romance News, March 30, 2015

As reported on The Hummingbird Place on Blog Talk Radio. From Publisher’s weekly, this first tidbit will come as no surprise to the hundreds and thousands of Barbara Taylor Bradford fans. The New York Times Bestselling author’s 30th saga, titled The Cavendon Women, went on sale on the 24th of …

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Romance News. March 23, 2015

As reported on The Hummingbird Place, Your Home For Romance, March 23, 2015, on Blog Talk Radio. I’m Mallory Kane and this is romance news. Although it’s not romance, I have to share this exciting piece of news. For the first time ever, E.B. White’s classic novels, CHARLOTTE’S WEB, THE …

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Remembering Bertrice Small

As reported by Mallory Kane on The Hummingbird Place on Blog Talk Radio, on March 2, 2015 Bertrice Small, New York Times bestselling writer of historical and erotic romance novels, died on February 24, 2015, at age 77. Ms. Small lived on Long Island, New York, with her husband George …

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Harper Lee, A Legend Endures

As reported by Mallory Kane on The Hummingbird Place on Blog Talk Radio, on March 2, 2015 HARPER LEE, A LEGEND ENDURES by Mallory Kane If you’re a reader, you almost certainly know about the recent announcement that Harper Lee, the author of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, her only novel …

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Who’s YOUR Favorite Hero?

Most writers are familiar with the eight hero archetypes as outlined by Tami Cowden and others. I occasionally like to look at movie heroes who represent each type, to remind myself of the archetype’s traits. So, as I take a look this time, see which type of hero you like …

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RWA National Convention 2013–State of Change

This year’s RWA National Convention was different. There was a buzz of energy in the air that was palpable. High energy, positive energy. To me, the national convention is always intense. Actually, intense is an understatement for what it feels like to be one of over 2000 people (98% female) …

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May I be Excused? My Brain is Full.

I pack a suitcase like I pack boxes for moving. Badly! I wish I were a more organized person. In my mind, in my personal habits, in my housekeeping. But i’m not. And for the most part, I’ve learned to accept myself for what I am. You know you’re in …

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