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Category: Shameless Promotion,Southern Fried Chicas — Raine @ 5:43 pm ·   Comments (0)
Still Here

Raine to Earth…Raine to Earth…
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Yes, I am still here. And, after some programming and possible hacking issues were resolved, this blog is still live.
I’d like to keep it going. Surprisingly, even after a few years of e-publishing I still have a few things to say–other than “hey, please buy my latest book, I’ve got cats to support.”
Although there is that… :wink:

So here’s hoping those of you who pop in and peek will continue to do so. And leave a comment or two! I’d love to come visit!

(And if you don’t know where the previous test images are from, you haven’t been visiting our group site, Southern Fried Chicas. Stop on by. I keep company with fabulous people). :big:

Category: General Blah Blah — Raine @ 2:44 am ·   Comments (1)
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Category: General Blah Blah — Raine @ 3:23 pm ·   Comments Off
THE CONCUBINE

A new story from the ashes of the old.

New title.

New publisher.

New cover.

New Year.

THE CONCUBINE,
releasing January 30th, 2014 from Ellora’s Cave publishing.

Category: Publication News,Shameless Promotion,Writing — Raine @ 10:56 pm ·   Comments (1)
Better Late

HAPPY BELATED HOLIDAYS!!

Guess I have a lot of nerve, just showing up like I’ve been here all along, huh?
My apologies for my extended absence. I can only say I honestly didn’t plan it that way. One thing led to another, one week bled into the next.

I will be honest enough to confess that I have been pretty sick. So sick that, even if I’d tried to write (which I didn’t), it would’ve been jibberish with the meds I’ve been taking. Without getting into unnecessary details, my ass has been officially kicked. I’ve lost enough weight to make another adult human being.

All of which led to the gift I gave myself for Christmas this year.

Self-gifting is not something I normally think about over the holidays; but in this case it became a necessity. For this staunchly independent, tough-minded woman to cope, I had to let go of a bit of pride and stubbornness and admit this was something I could not deny or beat down with sheer will.
I gave myself the right to be human. And from that starting point I can take whatever on without wasting energy on how I think things should be.

And, hopefully, that includes blogging as well as I can manage it…with a little surprise included in my next post. :big:

What did you gift yourself with this holiday season?

Category: General Blah Blah — Raine @ 8:29 pm ·   Comments (2)
Happy Fourth of July!

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HAPPY EASTER!


This is my favorite. Easter. Photo. Ever.

Kids have so much more sense about the scary things in life, y’know? :yes:

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