Monthly Archives: October 2013

Matlacha/Pine Island Authors Day

More on this soon! http://dlhavlin.wordpress.com/about/matlachapine-island-authors-days-news/

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Big Fish Small Pond

Last night I learned that Highland Solution is my publisher’s number one best seller! Champagne Books (http://www.champagnebooks.com/) is a small press, but they have a number of excellent authors and produce a surprising variety of books. If you have the … Continue reading

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Easter egg answers

On October 2, I discussed the concept of “Easter Eggs,” hidden messages or references that are intentionally placed in a computer program, television show, book, or other media. I mentioned that there were several “Easter Eggs” in Highland Solution including … Continue reading

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Highland Solution, available in paperback

I am thrilled to announce that Highland Solution was released today in paperback. You can order a copy directly from my publisher at http://champagnebooks.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product&manufacturer_id=163&product_id=680. It will be available on Amazon soon.

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Magical Weekend

Loving life and hanging with my beautiful daughter at Disney! ‘Nuff said.

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What are your thoughts on villains?

When you read a story with a villain in it which do you prefer: A) The villain is unredeemable. He or she is the embodiment of evil and is destroyed in the end. (Think Voldemort in Deathly Hallows) B) The … Continue reading

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Have you ever wondered…

Have you ever wondered how I developed the story for Highland Solution? I answer that question today on fellow Champagne author Linda LaRoque’s blog, http://www.lindalaroqueauthor.blogspot.com. Stop by and leave a comment to be included in the drawing for an electronic … Continue reading

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Unapologetically Romantic

I love to read romance and have ever since I read my first chaste, sweet, Harlequin as a young teenager in the 70’s. At the time my favorite books were set in Australia. Then somewhere along the way I chanced … Continue reading

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Easter eggs

You might be asking yourself, what is a blog about Easter eggs doing in October. I’m not referring to that kind of Easter egg. An Easter egg is also joke or other hidden message or reference that is intentionally placed … Continue reading

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Platform 9 3/4

Does anyone not know where Platform 9 3/4 is? If you answer London, King’s Cross Station you are wrong. Platform 9 3/4 was created in the mind of JK Rowling and exists only in her works of fiction. Yes, in … Continue reading

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