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Hook Release Blitz

Title: Hook Up Series: Taking Chances #2 Author: TC Matson Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: April 28, 2020 Blurb Most people would look at my life and swear it’s the building block for a romantic comedy. But for me—it’s anything but amusing. While I’m helping my best friend plan her wedding, I get hit with a bomb. One that ruins all my hopes and dreams of marriage and starting a family. My long-term boyfriend isn’t only a lying, cheating, piece of worthlessness, He’s also in love with the woman he’s been seeing behind my back. Now I’m forced to act like my best friend’s wedding isn’t going to hurt my soul while I try to mend my heart. What’s the...

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I Want to Buy a New House

Do I Have to Get a Bridge Loan? You wake up one morning and realize you’re facing a similar situation as a lot of other people — your family has expanded, but your house has stayed the same size. Kind of like in Alice in Wonderland, when Alice eats the cookie in the White Rabbit’s house and grows until she’s bursting out of it. Time to move! But you have a problem: Without a ton of cash in the bank, you won’t have the funds to buy a new house until you sell your current one. There has to be a way out of this, right? There is. And you’re not alone — when financing a home purchase, 38% of...

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Image courtesy of IMDB and Netflix’s ‘Extraction.’

The story-worthy problem is the beating heart of all superlative fiction. Unfortunately, creating this central core can often be overlooked. This is particularly true for writers relying on school training. English teachers didn’t mind we used twenty-five metaphors on one page because their goal was to teach us how to properly use a metaphor…not how to write successful commercial fiction. Creating the core problem and then—possibly (depending on genre)—the many overlapping layers and misdirections, is tough mental work. Story as Structure Like any structure, a story demands a strong foundation and sturdy frame. Without structure, it’s easy for author (and audience) to become lost. Without those elements? The story caves in. But, foundations and framing aren’t nearly as fun as...

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Last week we did our annual HUGE outdoor furniture roundup and while I had SO much fun putting it together I was once again shocked by the general price points on the market

But I guess when furniture pieces need to withstand a variety of seasons and still look good year after year, it warrants a higher price tag. The truth can hurt…the wallet. But before we move on, watch how Em DIY’ed her patio before that famous beautiful tile went in (just wait for the ad to run first): Ok we’re back! SO because of that, I made it my mission this week to create an affordable accessories roundup post. Because while your outdoor furniture is built to last many many years, you just might want to switch up some throw pillows, add a rug or heck FINALLY get that fire pit you’ve always dreamed of. Doing those things should NOT have...

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Small Spaces Hidden Door Hardware

Jul 27, 2018- Hidden Doors, Secret Rooms, and the Hardware that makes it possible! . Discover ideas about Hidden Door Hinges Cute DIY Projects. 18 thg 1, 2013 – Anyhow, I love doing these hidden doors. The Sugatsune hardware I’m using is so sweet. Here’s a few pictures of some recent ones I’ve done. Hidden lock for doors & drawers uses magnetic key. . Basement Hidden Bookshelf Storage – Finished Basement Company cute to hide storage room. No home is complete without having at least one bookshelf that swings open to reveal a room full of hidden treasure and trinkets. This hidden door kit will allow . Secret Door Bookcase: Who doesn’t want a secret door bookcase? . while adopting the...

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