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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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Evangeline's Miracle

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January 2021, Jo Wake, IWSG, Rain, Whew!

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If you've ever heard Trevor Noah speak, in this book he writes like he talks. Insightful, the timing is PERFECT, every time. And especially now, #BlackLivesMatter, this book is helpful, wise, and a very human story/life. I recommend this. ...more
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It’s hard to write a heroine that has faults. Rene does this flawlessly. Naomi is so human. She shows us why humans should love unconditionally, and how to do it.
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Sylvia Plath
“Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.”
Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

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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Paulo Coelho
“To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation.”
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Neil deGrasse Tyson
“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.”
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier

Joanna Penn
“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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