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How Mercy Street on PBS reminded me why I write romance by Jina Bacarr

February 11, 2017 by in category Jina’s Book Chat tagged as , , , , , , , , ,

It’s been a rough week. Make that year. A lot of stuff going on in my life that sometimes makes me crumble in a heap and ask myself why I keep going. But I do. Because I like I what I do. Writing. Some days I love it, other days . . . well, you […]

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Civil War Letters: I’ll be reading letters from Love Me Forever at Lady Jane’s OC Salon by Jina Bacarr

December 11, 2016 by in category Jina’s Book Chat tagged as , , , , , , , , , , ,

When was the last time you wrote a letter? No, not email! Or text. Or a bunch of acronyms that no one can figure out without a dictionary. I mean, put pen to paper and wrote out the words, one by one. Hmm! I didn’t hear anything. You’re not alone. Unfortunately, the practice of letter […]

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Am I crazy…or just a writer? by Jina Bacarr

November 11, 2016 by in category Jina’s Book Chat tagged as , , , , , , ,

I’m exhausted. I finished a nearly 70,000 new Royals of Monterra novel, ROYAL BRIDE, edited it, formatted it, did the cover, and made three videos. All in the past week. (No, I didn’t write the novel in a week…but I was editing up to the last second). Which makes me wonder, why do we do […]

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The Ultimate Selfie: Making Videos by Jina Bacarr

October 11, 2016 by in category Jina’s Book Chat tagged as , , , , , , , ,

Sorbet for Your Writing — Making Videos from Jina Bacarr on Vimeo. I’ve been doing selfies for years and I especially love videos. So when fellow Kindle Scout winner, Fiona Quinn, asked me about making videos, I put together some info for her ThrillWriting Blogspot. Also, check out the fab posts about the interesting worlds […]

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A Day in the Life of a Writer via Twitter by Jina Bacarr

September 11, 2016 by in category Jina’s Book Chat tagged as , , , , , , , , ,

A friend recently asked me if I journal. Wow, a question that struck a cord in me. I haven’t kept a journal in years. I’ve got stacks of journals and diaries from high school, college, etc., but I spend so much writing stories, I stopped writing down my thoughts. Then I realized I do journal […]

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Shades of the Blue and the Gray: Love Me Forever is on sale for $1.99 by Jina Bacarr

August 11, 2016 by in category Jina’s Book Chat tagged as , , , , , , , , ,

  I love film noir. The tough heroes with the beautiful, wisecracking dolls glammed up with dark lipstick and tight suits. Not to mention high-heeled pumps that showed off a great pair of legs. There’s something about black and white photography that puts you on edge, waiting for something to happen. Maybe it’s the subtle […]

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Royal Magic and The Road to Monterra: Part 2 by Jina Bacarr

July 11, 2016 by in category Jina’s Book Chat tagged as , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Is magic what we see or what we think we see? Find out in ROYAL MAGIC, my next The Royals of Monterra Kindle Worlds story. I had a time of it getting all the magic tricks down, making sure I walked the characters through the steps without giving it away to the reader. The real […]

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