Tag Archives: Commitment

Andrea and Heather Take 5 with Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls! Well, if you told someone you’d ‘See You in September,’ you’d better do it lickety split, because the month’s almost over. Wasn’t that a fast one? Yours truly cannot believe how fast the days fly. … Continue reading

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Mabel, do you Think we Should Call the Police or Something?

Hi there, guys and dolls! My alter egos Andrea and Heather have such a fun time writing my Poppy Cove Mysteries for me. Personally, I really like taking the credit and limelight for it. They let me, so it all works … Continue reading

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Accentuate the Postive

Hi there, guys and dolls! Yours truly had a very interesting conversation with an author friend of mine the other day. It was about what what you value and think about as a writer – telling stories and connecting with … Continue reading

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Writer Girl, Interrupted

Hi there, guys and dolls! Hope 2016 is treating you right. This week, Andrea and Heather are taking over the blog (as they so frequently do), talking a bit about what has been going on for them over the past … Continue reading

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Timing is Everything

Hi there, guys and dolls! Today, I’m letting Andrea and Heather take over the blog again, talking about the ebb and flow of writing and getting the words out in the form of a story. Sometimes it’s a mad rush, … Continue reading

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Wherever the Story Takes You

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Andrea and Heather here.  We’ve put in some really great days writing, we’re happy to report.  Over the past couple of years, there were so many fits and starts as we were telling our Poppy … Continue reading

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Well Barbara Jean, You’ve Gone and Done it Now…

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Earlier this year, I spoke about having new priorities in the bright and shiny new year.  Well, I’m happy to announce that my girls have taken a crucial leap into my world and they’re loving … Continue reading

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Drema Takes 5 with Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Well then, can you believe that January’s almost chasing its own tail out the door already?  If anyone can find where that time has gone, do let me know.  As for me, I just dipped … Continue reading

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Dear Reader, Dear Writer

Hi there, guys and dolls!  I may get a little flack for this post, but I have to say what I have to say.  Please forgive me if you read yourself in this week’s musings, but then again, if you … Continue reading

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New Year, New Priorites

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Happy New Year, everyone — I wish for all of you health, wealth, peace and love for 2015.  Personally, I love the change of the year.  It puts me in quite a contemplative mood, reflecting … Continue reading

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