Space Science Researcher

POWW! Dr. Claudia J. Alexander

A POWerful Woman who I wish I’d known personally.  Dr. Claudia Alexander was a research space scientist and worked with NASA, most recently on the Rosetta Mission–a probe to study and land on the comet that looked like a barbell: 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. In 2003, she was the project manager for the Galileo Mission when it was…

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Snippet Sunday’s Swashbuckler #19

Welcome to Snippet Sunday! I hope your week went well and that you’ve been able to enjoy your weekend. It’s a beautiful Sunday here in California. Quiet. Calm. Just the way I love my Sundays to be. It’s now time to sit back and enjoy some reading…which is what I’ll be doing just as soon…

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Snippet Sunday’s Swashbuckler #18

Welcome to Snippet Sunday and my post for this week. Thank you so much for stopping by! It’s been months since I last posted, but I’m picking up where I left off last December. This is from Swashbuckler, a contemporary romance. Rachel, our heroine, is at a Hollywood industry party. She’s a high school teacher…

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My Favorite Things: I Collect Dead People

Originally posted on Emz Newz:
Name: Karysa Faire Current obsession: Family History I collect dead people: their pictures, their memories, their descendants. My summers are devoted to this collecting habit. My vacations are planned to accommodate my collection. It’s an addiction, really. My “collection” is the research of my family history. In high school I was given…

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Snippet Sunday’s Swashbuckler #17~The Party

Welcome to Snippet Sunday and Weekend Writing Warriors! I’m featuring Swashbuckler, a contemporary romance that’s in its final edits. Rachel is at a Hollywood party (feeling very out-of-place) and has just been introduced to one of the writers who adapted her book into a screenplay. It has some creative punctuation in order to meet the sentence…

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Heart to Heart Contest–Now Open!

The 2014 Heart to Heart Contest, sponsored by the San Francisco Area Romance Writers of America, is now open for entries. About the Contest: The SFA-RWA chapter is pleased to announce the Heart to Heart Contest for unpublished writers. Enter–Submit that magical scene in which your hero and heroine meet for the first time. Win–Published…

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