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Archive for September, 2011

SPOTLIGHT on the highly talented Linda Kage

The youngest of eight children, Linda grew up on a dairy farm in the Midwest. She now lives in Kansas with her husband, daughter and nine cuckoo clocks, where she works as a full time librarian assistant in an academic library. She writes adult and young adult romance, and is thrilled to be able to share some of her stories with other romance enthusiasts who always appreciate a happy ending. Find out more about her at her website, http://lindakage.com/, or blog, http://lindakage.blogspot.com/.
Linda Kage books released this year:
A Man for Mia (sweet adult romance)
Kiss it Better (spicy adult romance)
Coming soon…
The Right to Remain Mine (spicy adult romance)
The Best Mistake (spicy adult short romance)
The Color of Grace (young adult romance)

Not a lot of people know Linda also writes short erotic romance stories under the name Miranda Stowe, her family included, because those stories can make some readers, HER included!, uncomfortable in their explicitness. But if you’d like to know more about the naughtier side of her writing, you can visit Miranda’s blog/website at http://mirandastowe.blogspot.com/.

Miranda Stowe’s book released this year:
Best Friends Share Everything (menage)
Caught in Heat (paranormal shapeshifter)
Mile High Service (interracial)
Dreams of Wolf (paranormal shapeshifter)
Taken by a Killer (romantic suspense)
Coming soon…
Saved From a Killer (romantic suspense)
Framed as a Killer (romantic suspense)

SAID–part 3

This is part 3 of the words list to take the place of SAID in your writing. We only have 179 more words to go in this list. Have fun.

faked faltered feared
figured flirted flouted
formulated foretold fumed
gabbed gasped giggled
gloated gossiped granted
greeted grieved grilled
grinned groaned groped
groveled growled grumbled
grunted gushed
haggled hailed harangued
harped hedged held
hemmed hesitated hinted
hissed hollered hoped
howled hummed humphed
imagined imitated imparted
implied implored improvised
impugned indicated inferred
informed injected inquired
insinuated insisted instructed
insulted interceded interjected
interpolated interposed interrogated
interrupted intimated intonated
intoned introduced invoked
jabbered jeered jested
jibed joked judged
justified
lamented lashed out laughed
lied lisped listed
maintained mandated mediated
mentioned mimed mimicked
minced misconstrued misquoted
misstated moaned mocked
moralized mouthed mulled over
murmured mused muttered
negated nagged narrated
needled negotiated noted
notified
objected observed opined
opposed orated ordered
overstated
panted pantomimed paraphrased
parleyed parroted peeped
persisted persuaded petitioned
piped up pleaded pled
pledged pointed out pondered
posited praised prated
prattled prayed predicted
preached pried probed
proceeded proclaimed professed
prompted pronounced prophesied
proposed propounded protested
proved publicized pursued