Ann McMan

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Three Wins a Goldie

      Ann McMan’s best-selling holiday omnibus, Three, was awarded the Golden Crown Literary Society Award for Anthology/Collection (Fiction).

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Meet My Character Blog Tour, Starring Phoebe

Just last week, my very favorite Nurse, Barrett, tagged me in the great 2014 Meet My Character Blog Tour. Of course, whatever Nurse asks for, Nurse gets…. If you are not familiar with Nurse Barrett’s books and stories, swing over to Amazon and check them out: Damaged in Service, Defying Gravity,  Dispatched with Cause, Windy City Mistletoe, Balefire, and Flights of Fancy. …

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Kick the Can

Remember the childhood games you played during those magical hours between supper and bedtime? I do. Of course, grown ups and all other old people called this time of day the gloaming—scary words used to describe that thin space between day and night. It was the time when things lost their definition and melted together …

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A Look Under The Hood With Marianne K. Martin

Blog Tour Exclusive with Trailblazer, Marianne K. Martin I would like to thank the wonderfully talented author, Sally Bellerose, for tagging me for this blog tour. If you have not read Sally’s book, The Girl’s Club, you are missing a real treat. I am anxiously awaiting the release of her next book, Fish Wives, which she describes …

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A Jury of His Peers

This is a meditation about writing and its relationship to living…and dying. The experts teach us that writing and storytelling cannot be separated from living. They share the same water and air. They coexist in space and time just like any two, seeming contradictions. Liquid metal. Hard water. Bright night. Soft porn. We accept these …

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Lightning Bugs and Rhubarb Pie

Maybe it’s because the thermometer read eight degrees when I got up this morning? [N.B. That’s eight degrees Fahrenheit. In North Carolina.] Or maybe it’s because I still have an insatiable fascination with this new SoundCloud gizmo? Or maybe it’s because I felt like I owed it to everyone who indulged me with that chapter from …

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