Author: Julie Doherty
Fiction That's Plaid to the Bone

Halloween Pranks That Would (and Should) Get You Arrested Today

Halloween was a big deal in my childhood home, not so much because it meant candy—which we appreciated, of course—but because it meant Halloween pranks–tricks played on neighbors without getting into serious trouble with our parents. We’re not talking about

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Into The Fire by Victoria Smith

Into the Fire by Victoria Smith

I’m so pleased to interview Victoria Smith today, not only because she’s a great author, but also because she’s a fellow member of Central PA Romance Writers and a fellow Soul Mate Publishing author. Victoria recently released her new novel,

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There Goes My Vacation . . . For The Next Ten Years

If you collect antiques–or anything, really–you probably remember the “one that got away”—that item you narrowly missed at auction or decided was too expensive for your budget at the time. Maybe it was Pete Rose’s autographed rookie card or a

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Canning Season is Upon Us

In my little corner of Pennsylvania, it’s not unusual to find home-canned goods lining the shelves of pantries. If you tally up the cost of processing, I’m not sure canning food is a cost-effective endeavor. Still, it’s nice to know

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A New Chapter (Not the Book Kind)

This is the state of my office. If you’re one of the sorry SOBs following me on Facebook, you know by my overshares that I’ve been going through some stuff. You also know I haven’t written much in the past

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April Fools’ Day

In my childhood home, there were four holidays worth celebrating: Christmas, Easter, Halloween, and April Fools’ Day. We looked forward to Christmas, Easter, and Halloween for obvious reasons. Presents and candy. Yippee! But, oh, April Fools’ Day. That was the

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When the Writing Mojo is a No Show

I photographed my flower bed today. That’s a pumpkin. From Halloween. Did I mention today is January 14th? It may interest you to know that the Christmas wreaths are still on the upstairs windows, too. What can I say? It’s

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Writing Through Stress

You may have noticed a lull in my blogging. Or, not. In April, two important things happened. First, Soul Mate Publishing released my second novel, SCATTERED SEEDS. Second, I moved with the clan chief to a grand, old house. Things

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Making Soap – Hands On Research

I love making soap. Sure, it’s cheap to buy, but have you ever read the list of ingredients in store-bought soap? I know what’s in mine: lye, oils, essential oils. Period. Oh, lye, you think. That stuff is really harsh.

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Caroline Warfield’s The Renegade Wife

Caroline Warfield is celebrating her latest release, THE RENEGADE WIFE, with a giveaway! This one sounds so good. As you might guess, she had me at “isolated cabin.” 😉 Enter HERE for a chance to win a kindle copy of

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