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All Hat and No Horse

A week or so ago I posted athe first JPism with an image. I asked readers to submit their requests for their favorite. Here’s the request from Jamie Billings:     Anyone else have a favorite they would like to see in an image? If so, you […]

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is the month set aside to build domestic violence awareness and to remember those who have been victims of this horrible ctrime. How many of you are aware that October was set aside for this? It has been in effect since 1987. That’s 27 years and I […]

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I Made the All-Stars!

In August, Amazon started this new program where they list “All Star Authors.” Each month they take the top 100 authors in their Kindle Unlimited Program and give them special recognition. They send out a letter and notify you if you make the list. A couple of […]

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What’s Your Favorite JPism?

JP has become a favorite character in The Advocate Series. Every woman wants him, every man wants to be him. Well, maybe not everyone, but he certainly is popular. JP is known for his slang remarks that he learned from his Texas-born-and-bred grandpappy. Some of the sayings […]

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The Advocate’s Felony

The Advocate’s Felony was released on August 6th and has reached best selling rank on Amazon. I’m so grateful to all my readers who have helped keep this series alive. Most recently it has also become a big hit in Australia. I think that’s reason enough to […]

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Has Someone Sit on Your Cake?

“A bad review is like baking a cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it.”–Danielle Steel I was never one to write reviews for books until it became easy. (I love technology!) There was a time when there were very few places to […]

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

In 1983 April was proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Month by the president. I don’t know how April was chosen but it doesn’t matter. The important thing is that we have a month where there is an extra effort made to stop this awful behavior that is so […]

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Technology and Child Abuse

Some recent studies have been done indicating that there is a serious lack of training in technology for professionals who work with abused children. This includes nurses, child protection workers, and educators. The professionals dealing with these children need to be at least as technologically smart as […]

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An Author and a Gentleman

  Jeff Sherratt was a dear friend to me and a great storyteller. He wrote The Jimmy O’Brien Mystery Series which included The Brimstone Murders, Guilty or Else, and Detour to Murder. He raced against the clock to finish his last novel in the series, Cyanide Perfume, but time […]

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Georgia Takes Action to Prevent Child Abuse

I’ve been trying to focus on what different states are doing to help prevent child abuse. This week I’m looking at Georgia. In 2011, Georgia had 21,205 substantiated cases of abuse or neglect, and 76 children died.  That same year the child abuse hotline went down due […]

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