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Totally Crysta – Getting my shit together.

Totally Crysta – Getting my shit together.

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I thought by now I’d know for sure what it was that I am supposed to be doing. I’ve been wandering for over 40 years trying to figure it out, and yet I am nowhere closer than when I started. I don’t have my shit together, not really.

What I have is a direction and I keep heading that way thinking I know where I should be going… and yet sometimes I sit here and have no fucking clue. I have these…

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Questions you might get asked when people learn you write any kind of romance novel

Questions you might get asked when people learn you write any kind of romance novel

Crysta:

I had to laugh when I read the answers to questions you might get asked when you write a romance novel. Great post!

Originally posted on Second Wind Publishing:

I was talking to some friends/acquaintances the other day and I was asked why I have a different name on my Facebook profile. When I explained that I write and set up my Facebook page under my pen name, then the questions started.…

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Guest Blogger M. Erik Matlock - What men need to know about true romance

Guest Blogger M. Erik Matlock – What men need to know about true romance

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So I have been challenged to write a very specific article. I am supposed to separate fictional romance from legitimate romance. Ok. I am on it. Brace yourself. This is probably not what you are expecting.

As men, we rarely read romance novels or voluntarily watch the romantic chick flicks. That kind of stuff doesn’t really appeal to us. Unless you can squeeze in some explosions or insane…

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The Romance Hero, or, The Man With The Biggest Hands In The World

The Romance Hero, or, The Man With The Biggest Hands In The World

Crysta:

I really haven’t given much thought until now about the size of our heroes. But now I am going to have to really pay more attention. Great post!

Originally posted on Spellbound Scribes:

Like every good author, I try to read in my genre. For me that means romance, and there seems to be a unifying theme in the last few books I’ve picked up.

The Big Corn And Pea Man

The heroes are HUGE.

Just yesterday I finished

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Blog of the Week - Eight Ladies Writing

Blog of the Week – Eight Ladies Writing

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This week we have a great blog for you to check out written by eight creative and talented women. This creative ventures brings together the brilliant minds of eight women writers who are not only in four different countries but on three different continents.  Their blog is all about what it takes to write a great story and the how-to’s of their trade.

These women met through a romance writing…

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Friday’s Baby - Kerry Kippert Photography

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A master at photographing Newborns, Children and Families, photographer Kerry Kippert  shares with us her passion. ” I absolutely love giving these images to my clients…they are timeless, they are so emotional and these memories will outlast time!  I treasure the time I have with each client and I consider them extended members of my family.”

Kerry a special touch with newborns. “Newborns hold a…

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Where’s spring??

We have been trying to enjoy a short break and relax in the sun, but so far we are not seeing anything but rain!

Where’s spring??

We have been trying to enjoy a short break and relax in the sun, but so far we are not seeing anything but rain!

Book Review: Bobbi Brown Everything Eyes by Bobbi Brown

Book Review: Bobbi Brown Everything Eyes by Bobbi Brown

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I received this book as part of a First Reads give-away and I am so thrilled that I did. The book is wonderful and a great gift for any make-up loving young woman in your life.

I really enjoyed the way the book was organized because I found it very easy to stroll through the book and find tips that actually fit my face. These…

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Dancing with Fireflies goes on Spring Break!

Dancing with Fireflies goes on Spring Break!

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We are taking the week off to take a much needed break. Time to dance in the fields of spring flowers, dip our toes in the cool waters at the beach, and catch up on some needed reading.

Have a great week and get outside and enjoy Spring!

~ Crysta ~

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Tiny Cthulhu found alive!

Tiny Cthulhu found alive!

WP_001345The great Lord Cthulhu‘s love children have been found in the gut of termites.  Ok.. they are a little bit on the small side, say in in the range of 10 to 20 microns.  Other larger protists also found in termites  are around 50 to 150 microns.  The itsy bitsy single-celled organisms were named after Cthulhu, Cthulhu macrofasciculumqueand are basically harmless. And as of yet, they haven’t…

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