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Lisa Buie-Collard

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I try to write at least three hours a day, really write. Not research, not online writing as in keeping up with my presence on the internet. I'm a mother, wife, sister, and daughter, have waited tables, been a dental assistant, teacher, journalist, gardener and architectural administrative assistant. I’ve traveled in Europe, New Zealand, and the US. I speak French and English fluently with a little Spanish on the side. I grew up in Florida, lived four years in Georgia before moving to Texas for eighteen years. The last year I've lived in Asheville North Carolina. Now I'm in Ohio, where the winters are colder... I have two published novels "The Seventh Man" a police procedural, and the award winning "Evangeline's Miracle," a mystery lost in ...more

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Lisa Buie-Collard I have the Last Shaman on my TBR list! Congrats on the new release!! I did reach my quota, thanks to YOU and so many others! What a great outpouring o…moreI have the Last Shaman on my TBR list! Congrats on the new release!! I did reach my quota, thanks to YOU and so many others! What a great outpouring of support! I saw that you signed, and hopefully you saw where I thanked you. I'll go over and put "Return" on my TBR list as well! Thank you again for all your support!!!(less)
Lisa Buie-Collard Sometimes I just push through, like a bull and a red flag, other times I listen to music, and sometimes I just stop and read, or do something else for…moreSometimes I just push through, like a bull and a red flag, other times I listen to music, and sometimes I just stop and read, or do something else for awhile... Depends on what I'm working on. Starting a new work is never a problem, it's the finishing!(less)
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Still In France and Very Late for IWSG

 Happy New Year to All. I know it hasn’t been a great beginning for everyone. As always there seems to be a balance of wonderful and awful. I hope you had more of the former than the later over the holidays and the beginning of this new year. I’ve had both, but much more positive than not. We tend to rethink the year behind whenever we get a new one, and I haven’t so much as thought of the past
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“Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.”
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Richard Price
“You don't write about the horrors of war. No. You write about a kid's burnt socks lying in the road.”
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“In 2002, having spent more than three years in one residence for the first time in my life, I got called for jury duty. I show up on time, ready to serve. When we get to the voir dire, the lawyer says to me, “I see you’re an astrophysicist. What’s that?” I answer, “Astrophysics is the laws of physics, applied to the universe—the Big Bang, black holes, that sort of thing.” Then he asks, “What do you teach at Princeton?” and I say, “I teach a class on the evaluation of evidence and the relative unreliability of eyewitness testimony.” Five minutes later, I’m on the street.

A few years later, jury duty again. The judge states that the defendant is charged with possession of 1,700 milligrams of cocaine. It was found on his body, he was arrested, and he is now on trial. This time, after the Q&A is over, the judge asks us whether there are any questions we’d like to ask the court, and I say, “Yes, Your Honor. Why did you say he was in possession of 1,700 milligrams of cocaine? That equals 1.7 grams. The ‘thousand’ cancels with the ‘milli-’ and you get 1.7 grams, which is less than the weight of a dime.” Again I’m out on the street.”
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“I will continue to write what I love to read, and the fact that it doesn't sell as well as romance or sci-fi or fantasy isn't the point.”
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Lisa Buie-Collard I have three winners for my goodreads giveaway!The winners are Debbie Rosenbalm,Dalia Esposito and Melody Estrom. Congratulations, and thank you all 800 plus who signed up! Goodreads sure makes this fun and easy.


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